Sudanese militias play instrumental role in Libya’s conflict

18/01/2020- Ahead of fresh talks in Berlin this weekend to broker a peace deal for Libya, a key issue on the table will be the divisive influence of foreign militias and actors. The fall of Omar al-Bashir’s regime in Sudan has been particularly destabilising, explain Nina Pouls and Umberto Profazio.
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Egypt warns grave consequence over Turkish military intervention in Libya

05/01/2020 – Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Sunday of the grave consequences against any Turkish military intervention in Libya, stressing that such an intervention would hinder any Libyan peace process and Mediterranean stability.

The ministry also held several meetings with European ambassadors, including the US ambassador in Cairo, to keep them abreast with Egypt’s stance on the Turkish intervention. Continuer à lire … « Egypt warns grave consequence over Turkish military intervention in Libya »

Turkish military units moving to Libya, Erdogan says

05/01/2020 – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.Speaking in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said Turkey was also sending senior military personnel.

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Arab League calls for foreign interference prevention in Libya after Turkey accords

02/01/2020 – The Arab League called has called for prevention against foreign interference in war-torn Libya following military and maritime agreements signed by Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Arab League calls for foreign interference prevention in Libya after Turkey accords »

Algeria reiterates support for GNA

02/01/2020- Spokesman for the Algerian Foreign Ministry has said that the agreement signed between Libya and Turkey is a sovereign issue between the two countries and is not of Algeria’s concern. Continuer à lire … « Algeria reiterates support for GNA »

Turkish parliament to vote on Libya troop deployment

02/01/2020- The Turkish parliament is to vote on Thursday on whether to approve sending troops to support the United Nations-backed Libyan government, which is besieged in the capital Tripoli by the forces of General Khalifa Haftar, who is backed by Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Jordan. Continuer à lire … « Turkish parliament to vote on Libya troop deployment »

Greece threatens to turn to ICJ to resolve Mediterranean maritime dispute

29/12/2019 – Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his country’s readiness to turn to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to settle Athens’ disagreement with Turkey about maritime zones in the Mediterranean if both sides could not end the dispute. Continuer à lire … « Greece threatens to turn to ICJ to resolve Mediterranean maritime dispute »