2018/09/11 – Russia’s defense minister Sergei Shoigu met with the Libyan commander of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar in Moscow on Wednesday, Russian media reported.
Shoigu and Haftar discussed the Libyan crisis and the security situation in the Middle East and North Africa, Russian news agencies said, citing a defense ministry statement.
Italy will host an international conference on Libya on Nov. 12 and 13, which Haftar will attend, Italy has said.
Haftar’s office has not confirmed his attendance yet, but said the meeting in Moscow had covered ways to end Libya’s crisis and the fight against terrorism.
Libyan Express / Sahel-Elite Photo : Parts of Haftar’s visit to Russia (Social Media)
2018/06/11 – France on Monday expressed concern about the ongoing instability in its former colony the Central African Republic, warning in particular against an increased Russian military presence there that Paris says could undermine peace efforts. Continuer à lire … « France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium »
2018/29/10 – Sudanese Army’s Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf and Russia’s deputy chief of staff, Admiral Igor Osipov, have discussed military cooperation between the two countries.Abdel-Marouf on Sunday met with the visiting Russian Admiral in the presence of Sudan’s chief of staff of the naval forces, Maj. Gen. Abdallah al-Matari al-Faradi besides the military attachés in Moscow and Khartoum. Continuer à lire … « Sudan, Russia discuss military cooperation »
2018/11/10 – Russian and Western media outlets say Moscow has been deploying troops to Libya for the past several months, reportedly to bolster one group in the country’s civil war. Russia is apparently filling a vacuum: the U.S. has effectively abandoned its efforts to intervene in the situation, and European nations are more concerned with stemming the flow of immigrants from Africa than resolving the conflict. Meduza takes a look at who’s fighting whom in Libya, and what Russia’s interests are in this messy conflict. Continuer à lire … « Russia is suspected of deploying troops to Libya, but what’s Moscow’s play in this muddy conflict? »
2018/09/11 – Russia’s Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Director of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service Salah Abdallah Saleh discussed anti-terror fight at talks in Moscow on Thursday. Continuer à lire … « Russia/Sudan – Russian, Sudanese security chiefs discuss war on terror (06/09) »
2018/06/10 – Moscow and Khartoum are discussing the establishment of a naval supply centre but not a military base on the Red Sea, said the Russian ambassador to Sudan Vladimir Giltov on Saturday. Continuer à lire … « Russia, Sudan are discussing naval supply centre, not military base: diplomat »
2018/02/28 – Relations between Tunisia and Russia are very friendly, and there are good prospects for developing and strengthening them, Tunisian Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Salma Elloumi Rekik told TASS on Tuesday in the run-up to her working visit to Moscow. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia seeks strategic partnership with Russia — minister #security »