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The UN urges Libyan sides to avoid provocations afterwards

On Wednesday, the UN stressed the need to refrain from all provocative acts following clashes in Tripoli recently when the rival government tried to enter the Libyan capital. UN envoy Stephanie Williams reiterated on Twitter "the critical need to remain calm on the ground under the prevailing circumstances and to avoid provocative acts and rhetoric." Following the clashes, Williams had stated that "Conflicts cannot be resolved by force, but by dialogue and mediation, and to this end the United Nations'…

Bashagha to base the government of Libya’s Sirte after

Rival Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha, who was appointed by the parliament of Eastern pro-Putist General Khalifa Haftar, said he would establish his government in the city of Sirte after clashes broke out during his attempt to place his government in Tripoli. Bashagha said he believed in the democratic process and the peaceful transfer of government. He said his government would start working from Sirte and enter Tripoli only in peaceful ways. Clashes broke out in Tripoli between armed groups loyal to…

Turkey promises support as Libya’s strategic coast

Turkey welcomes the resumption of the strategic road Misrata-Sirte, which connects eastern and western Libya, the Foreign Ministry said late on Saturday. "We welcome the official opening of the Misrata-Sirte coastal road on July 30, 2021, which has been closed for a long time," it said in a statement. Turkey also praised the efforts of the Presidential Council, National Unity Government (GNU), led by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Mohammed Dbeibah, the UN Support Mission in Libya and the 5 + 5 Joint…

The Libyan army gives Haftar’s forces a deadline to open

The Libyan army said the militia loyal to Putist General Khalifa Haftar has a deadline of Saturday to resume the strategic coastal road that connects the country to the east and west. "We sent a letter to 5 + 5 Libya's Joint Military Commission giving them until Saturday (to inform Haftar's militia) to open the coastal road," Abdel-Hadi Darah, a spokesman for the Sirte-Jufra Operations Room, told Anadolu Agency (AA). The Joint Military Committee comprises five members from the internationally…

Libya’s military continues to hold the key

The Libyan military will continue to maintain the critical path of Misrata-Sirte, despite the fact that militias loyal to Putist general Khalifa Haftar do not follow the terms of an agreement, according to a statement. General Abdulhadi Darah, spokesman for the Libyan military's Sirte-Juffra Joint Operations Center, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that pro-Haftar forces have not complied with the terms of the agreement reached after the 5 + 5 military commission on June 20. He noted that the pro-Haftar forces…

Libya: Rival militias loyal to Haftar collide

Rival militias loyal to putschist general Khalifa Haftar collided on Thursday in the coastal town of Sirte for unknown reasons, military sources said. At least one person was killed and four others were injured in clashes between militants from the Kaniyat Brigade, the 166th Brigade and the Versefane Brigade in Sirte, General Abdulhadi Dirah, spokesman for the Libyan army's Sirte-Jufra Joint Operations Unit, told Anadolu Agency (AA). ). On February 2 this year, a collision between pro-Haftar militias…

Libya’s interim Prime Minister Dbeibah gets a vote on

The new Libyan interim government under Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has gained confidence and confirms the newly appointed government to lead the war-torn country through elections at the end of the year. The government of the Prime Minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dbeibah replaces two rival administrations that have ruled the North African country for several years. More than 130 members of the House of Representatives took part in two days of deliberations in the coastal town of Sirte. The…

Managing Turkey for the good thing about Libya, High Minister Dbeibah

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Tuesday said the Turkish-Libyan shipping agreement in the eastern Mediterranean was in the country's interest, as he called on all mercenaries to leave the country. The statement came in response to a question about the agreement at a parliamentary meeting in Sirte for a vote of confidence in the new interim government led by Dbeibah. "The Libyan-Turkish agreement in the eastern Mediterranean is in the interest of the Libyan state," Dbeibah said, adding:…

Squadron forces are taking part in military build-up around Sirte, Jufra, the Libyan army said

The Libyan army on Saturday said there was a military build-up around the northern province of Sirte and central Jufra as well as southern regions of forces loyal to Putist general Khalifa Haftar. Abdulhadi Dirah, a spokesman for the Libyan army's Sirte-Jufra Joint Operations Unit, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that a Russian cargo plane landed at Sirte's Qardabiya Air Base on Saturday morning. The army further decided that 23 armored vehicles and two trucks loaded with ammunition were on their way to the…

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