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August 15, 2018

Three new ambassadors present credentials in Tripoli

The Head of the Presidential Council received the credentials of three new ambassadors on Monday in Tripoli.

Ambassadors of Germany, Georgia and Finland, presented their credentials to Fayez Al-Sirraj in the presence"...

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August 15, 2018

Al-Sirraj asks the EU to have unified stance toward Libya’s crisis

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj agreed with the European Union ambassador to Libya, Bettina Muscheidt, to have a unified EU stance toward Libya’s status quo.

Al-Sirraj stressed, in a"...

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August 15, 2018

Libya, Sudan, Chad and Niger Agree to Fight Terror Pact Via 'Secure Borders'

Libya, Sudan, Chad and Niger signed on Friday a judicial cooperation agreement to secure their borders. They also agreed to set up an operations center in the Chadian capital N'Djamena to combat “terrorist groups”, smuggling and human trafficking.

The deal was"...

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August 15, 2018

Libya’s parliament suspends again voting on constitution referendum law

The Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) has suspended today the voting session on the constitution referendum law till after End Al-Adha holiday.

In the meantime, two people were injured, including the HoR member"...

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August 14, 2018

HoR fails to vote on referendum bill, discusses legal committee advice on quorum. To reconvene tomorrow

Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) failed to vote on the bill for the referendum on the permanent constitution. Instead they were presented with the legal opinion of the Legal Committee on what constitutes a quorum. The HoR was supposed to take a final vote on the 31 July session.

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August 14, 2018

Ambassadors of Germany, Finland and Georgia present credentials to Libyan government

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, received Monday the credentials of three new European ambassadors to Libya.

The ambassadors of Finland, Germany, and Georgia presented their credentials"...

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August 14, 2018

Aquarius rescue ship seeks European port for migrants found off Libya

The Aquarius vessel operated by a Franco-German aid group is seeking a port where it can safely disembark with rescued people. An Italian minister has suggested the UK should take responsibility.

Italian transport"...

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August 14, 2018

Libya navy saves 60 migrants stranded at sea

The navy of the UN-recognised Libyan Government of National Accord announced that it had rescued 60 migrants northwest of the city of Sorman yesterday.

A patrol rescued the migrants, including 19 women and four"...

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August 14, 2018

IOM repatriates 150 Ivorian illegal immigrants from Libya

International Organization for Migration (IOM) repatriated 150 migrants from Libya to their country of origin Ivory Coast.

IOM said on Facebook that the migrants, including 6 children, were accompanied to the"...

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August 14, 2018

Member of the High Council of State in Libya: we will not object to Russian intervention

Adel Karmous, a member of the High Council of State, has said that if the issue of Russian intervention in Libyan affairs is posed, it will not be opposed provided it aims at urging the various parties to agree to end the transitional period.

He"...

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