Author: Giovanni Giacalone / Pravda Report
11/01/2021 – On Friday, January 8th the GNA leader Fayez al-Sarraj met with an Italian government delegation led by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio; the official meeting took place in Palazzo Chigi.
The visit occurred during a very complicated phase for Libya as violence between the GNA and the LNA is about to erupt once again, and Serraj very likely travelled to Rome with the objective of asking the Italian government for more support. Continuer à lire … « Italy, Qatar and Turkey in Libya »
28/08/2020 – Turkey is blocking the Western military alliance NATO in the enforcement of an arms embargo against Libya decided by the UN. The Erdoğan regime prevents NATO support for Operation Sea-Guardian to monitor the embargo. Continuer à lire … « Turkey blocks NATO over UN arms embargo against Libya »
by Irina Tsukerman | The Algemeiner
28/07/2020 – Several reports (most recently in Makor Rishon) have been published on Libyan National Army (LNA) outreach toward Israel. The LNA makes the point that Libyans and Israel have common foes in Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his Syrian mercenaries, and the militias affiliated with the Islamist Government of National Accord (GNA). The LNA posits that it can work together with Israel to thwart the expansion of a hostile Islamist network in North Africa. Continuer à lire … « Will Israel Find Itself Facing Down Iran, Turkey, and the US in Libya? »
27/07/2020 – President and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the opening ceremony of a new service building of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in İstanbul yesterday (July 26).
« Turkish Intelligence Organization conducts works on areas of cryptology, cyber, satellite, and signal intelligence all around the world, » he said and added, « It is not coincidence that MIT is one of the first institutions targeted during the historic struggle our country is exerting for a while. » Continuer à lire … « Erdoğan: Turkey’s intelligence organization has been a game-changer in Libya »
21/07/2020 – The Turkish and Qatari defence ministers met on Monday in Ankara to discuss security cooperation, Anadolu news agency reported.
In the meeting, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammed el-Atiye stressed the importance strategic partnership between the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Turkey, Qatari ministers meet as Egypt parliament approves Libya incursion »
18/07/2020 – At Turkish government’s orders, Turkish intelligence have transferred Jihadi groups and ISIS members of different foreign nationalities, from Syria to Libya in the past few months. According to SOHR statistics, the Turkish intelligence transferred over 2,500 Tunisian ISIS members to Libya, out of thousands of other ISIS Tunisians operating in Syria. Continuer à lire … « SOHR reveals | Turkish intelligence transfers 2,500 Tunisian ISIS members to Libya in a few months »
17/07/2020 – Recent satellite images of Al Jufrah Air Base in central Libya shows two Su-24 Fencer combat jets parked outside hardened aircraft shelters at the southern end of the base. This indicates these jets are still operating out of the base nearly a month after U.S. Africa Command released imagery showing one of them actually in flight there. This all comes amid an intensifying aerial component of the country’s civil war as foreign powers, chiefly Turkey and Russia, become even more directly entangled in the fighting. Continuer à lire … « Two Su-24 Combat Jets Seen In Satellite Image Of Libyan Air Base As Air War Intensifies ( By: Joseph Trevithick ) »
14/07/2020 – President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his United States counterpart Donald Trump agreed in a phone call Tuesday to work more closely in Libya to ensure lasting stability in the country, according to Turkey’s Communications Directorate. Continuer à lire … « Erdoğan, Trump agree to work more closely in Libya to ensure stability »
13/07/2020 – The Turkish and Russian presidents on Monday spoke over the phone to discuss developments in war-weary Libya and Syria as well as other regional issues, the Turkish Communications Directorate said. Continuer à lire … « Erdoğan, Putin discuss Libya, Syria over phone »
13/07/2020 – The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, stressed the necessity of ridding Libya of foreign mercenaries, calling on the international community to back the legitimate Government of National Accord (GNA). Continuer à lire … « Erdogan: Mercenaries must be expelled from Libya »