Italy/Niger Agreement Made Public Thanks to Freedom of Information Law #Military #Arms

2019/15/02 – The Italian organisations CILD, ASGI and Rete Disarmo have succeeded in their bid to be granted access to the content of an agreement concluded between Italy and Niger, despite opposition from the Italian government.

The three associations held a joint press conference on 6 February after winning their battle to access the content of the agreement. Continuer à lire … « Italy/Niger Agreement Made Public Thanks to Freedom of Information Law #Military #Arms »

Call to expand Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation

2018/11/12 – Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation needs to be taken to a higher level, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said as he met with Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir on 11 December, BelTA has learned. Continuer à lire … « Call to expand Belarus-Sudan interregional cooperation »

Niger – Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, President of Niger attend signing of bilateral agreements

2018/11/12 – The UAE and Niger on Monday signed a number of agreements and Memoranda of Understanding, MoUs, in Abu Dhabi with the aim of developing bilateral partnerships and co-operation.His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger, were present during the signing and exchanging of the documents of the agreements and MoUs at the Presidential Palace. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, President of Niger attend signing of bilateral agreements »

UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC

2018/04/12 – The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, has stressed the importance of international community and Libyan institutional support for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s primary source of income. Continuer à lire … « UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC »

Will Sudan normalise relations with Israel?

2018/02/12 – There have been signs of a change in Sudan’s foreign policy in recent years and Sudanese officials have expressed a desire to normalise relations with Israel.

Efforts are under way to establish relations between Israel and Sudan, Israeli media sources reported. There was speculation that, after his visit to Oman in October, the next Arab destination for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu would be Khartoum.The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation cited sources in Jerusalem saying Netanyahu would visit Sudan soon but did not give a date. “Israeli teams are working on building relations with this African republic,” it said. Continuer à lire … « Will Sudan normalise relations with Israel? »

Nigeria/UK – Buhari receives UK’s Prince Charles

2018/06/11 – President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Prince Charles, the new head of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Mr Charles, the heir to the British throne, arrived the forecourt of the office of the president at about 2:20p.m Tuesday.

He was received by Mr Buhari who introduced him to senior government officials at the venue.

After the pleasantries, the two leaders went into a closed-door meeting.

P Times/Sahel-Elite

Libya, Ukraine review relations

2018/06/11 – The member of the Presidential Council (PC) Abdulsalam Kajman discussed with the Ambassador of Ukraine to Libya Mykola Nahorny the possibility of reopening the Ukrainian Embassy in Tripoli during the coming period, in addition to means to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

The Ukrainian ambassador requested during the meeting held Sunday at the Prime Minister’s Office, the crediting of the Honorary Consul appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, to look into the interests of Ukrainian nationals in Libya.

The meeting also discussed the issue of the Ukrainian sailors who are serving a sentence of imprisonment in Libya and the possibility of completing the period in their country.

Libya Observer /Sahel-Elite