Libya – Foreign Minister denies allowing foreign military bases on Libyan territory

2019/19/02 – Foreign Minister Mohamed Sayala stated Sunday that Libyans reject the existence of any military base on Libyan territory, explaining that their request is limited to providing assistance to enhance the Libyan force’s capacities.

Sayala’s statements came in response to a question by Russian news agency Sputnik about the US intention to establish a military base in Libya, saying « Libya welcomes any actors working to raise the efficiency of the Libyan security forces ».

The head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, requested Saturday, the commander of AFRICOM, Thomas Waldhauser, to prepare a field training program for Libyan military units under the supervision of Africom trainers.

The Libya Observer

Sahel-Elite |Photo: Foreign Minister Mohamed Sayala

Libya seeks China’s help for economic revival and political settlement

2018/02/20 – The Chinese charge d’affaires to Libya met with Libyan head of High Council of State on Monday in discussion of the Libyan crisis.Charge d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy to Libya Wang Qimin is on a working trip to Tripoli, the first of a senior Chinese official since the Chinese embassy left Libya in 2014 due to armed conflict. Continuer à lire … « Libya seeks China’s help for economic revival and political settlement »