February 2020

Al-Mishri: High Council of State's participation at Geneva political talks linked to progress in military dialogue

February 24, 2020 - 21:17
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri has called on the UNSMIL to put off the Geneva political talks, which are supposed to be held on Wednesday, until military talks end and bring about some progress, saying HCS will decide on taking part it according to the military dialogue's results.

Al-Mishri said in a press conference on Monday that if the UNSMIL insisted to hold the talks before the final results of the military talks, then the HCS won't abide by them.

Libya's Head of GNA tells UNHRC: Violations in Libya lead to deteriorating humanitarian conditions

February 24, 2020 - 21:06
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said the human rights violations in Libya are leading to deteriorating of humanitarian conditions, displaying at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) a banner of photos for HoR member Siham Sergiwa, Military College cadets and prisoners executed by Mahmoud Al-Werfalli.

UNSMIL: Libyan parties devise draft ceasefire as second round of military talks conclude

February 24, 2020 - 20:18
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

UNSMIL said in a statement Monday that a second round of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) talks concluded on February 23 at the Palace of Nations in Geneva in the presence of UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame

UNSMIL said the JMC is one of the three tracks which it is working on, in addition to the economic and political tracks, calling upon the two parties to reach a lasting ceasefire agreement.

Libyan-Algerian Economic Gathering to kick off in March

February 24, 2020 - 19:52
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Businesspersons Council said the Libyan-Algerian Economic Gathering is going to kick off on March 02 and concludes March 05 under the auspices of Algeria's Minister of Commerce.

The council said the gathering would tackle cooperation in economy and trade as many businesspersons and state officials would attend it.

Tripoli-based HoR welcomes UN mission efforts in Geneva talks

February 24, 2020 - 19:06
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Second deputy speaker of the Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR), Mohammed Lino has said that HoR is open to all efforts made by the United Nations regarding the 5 + 5 talks in Geneva aimed at bringing peace to Libya and stopping the bloodshed between the brothers of the homeland.

Lino pointed out that the 5 + 5 meetings are a prerogative of the military side, in which the HoR will not delve into its details, stressing that they support the preservation of the democratic path and peaceful transfer of power.

Dirj in oil-rich region opens first health centre in Awal province

February 24, 2020 - 14:46
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Awal of Dirj Municipality located in one of the wealthiest regions of Libya opens its first health service in the town, in 2020.

The municipality situated on an ocean of oil in Ghadamis oasis, ought to have wealth and development corresponding to the Gulf States, on the contrary, it lacks the most basic services and infrastructure.

In a small ceremony, locals gathered to share their joyful moments, and government media was also there, to document this "achievement" which was implemented outside the state budget.

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