February 2020

Civilian Forces Movement accuses UNSMIL of infringement of Libya's sovereignty

February 26, 2020 - 21:09
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya's Civilian Forces Movement (CFM) has accused the UNSMIL of encroaching on the country's sovereignty and its state institutions as it continued Geneva talks in disregard to the boycott of House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State's (HCS) participants.

In a statement on Wednesday, the CFM added that the UNSMIL made the international community and local parties in Libya believe that the military dialogue was making progress but that was denied by the two parties.

UNSMIL kicks off political talks in Geneva despite boycott of major Libyan lawmakers

February 26, 2020 - 20:47
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) held on Wednesday political talks in Geneva with the presence of 20 Libyan figures, including Tobruk-based and Tripoli-based House of Representatives' members - without official mandate, Bawabet Al-Wasat reported, citing one of the participants in Geneva.

The source said the meeting was preceded by a morning one that discussed the working mechanism and the agenda of the talks, in addition to forming a drafting committee.

Al-Sarraj: Libya's GNA and Turkey cooperation is legitimate

February 26, 2020 - 20:35
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj has described the Government of National Accord's (GNA) cooperation with Turkey as legitimate and a duty to the sovereignty of the country against aggressors.

Al-Sarraj told Anadolu Agency on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council meetings in Geneva that the internationally recognized GNA urged many countries to help repel Khalifa Haftar's attack on Tripoli and Turkey was the one that responded positively.