March 2022

Libyan FM meets with US delegation to discuss reopening embassy in Tripoli

March 22, 2022 - 20:57
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, met with a delegation from the United States (US) tasked with discussing the reopening of US embassy in Tripoli. The delegation included US Undersecretary of State for Administrative Affairs John Bass, ambassador Richard Norland, and assistant secretary of diplomatic security, Gentry Smith.

During the meeting, the US delegation gave Al-Mangoush a message from her American counterpart Antony Blinken on boosting bilateral relations.

Syrian Org: Russia redeploys Syrian Fighters from Libya to Ukraine

March 22, 2022 - 13:01
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

A Syrian security company acting as a proxy for the Russian Wagner Group has transferred Syrian fighters from Benghazi to Syria, "Syrians for Truth and Justice" organization (STJ) has reported, indicating that the batch of mercenaries will join the Russian troops fighting in Ukraine and the separatist regions.

The organization said it had learned from a set of testimonies that Moscow had issued orders to prepare a new batch of Syrian fighters stationed in Libya to transport them to Russia as a first step towards transferring them to Ukraine.

Libya, Palestine discuss implementing the signed MoU between two countries

March 21, 2022 - 22:02
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Written By: LibyaMohammed

The Libyan Minister of Labour and Rehabilitation, Ali Al-Abed, has discussed with the Palestinian Labour Minister, Nasri Abu Jaish, the mechanism for implementing the memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries in the field of Libya’s recruitment of Palestinian labour in the public and private sectors.

This came during their meeting via the Zoom platform, during which Abu Jaish affirmed that Palestinian labour in Libya would contribute to the development and prosperity of the two countries.

UNSMIL: Libyan HoR hasn't sent names of joint committee members for constitutional basis

March 21, 2022 - 21:59
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Libya Stephanie Williams said that the UN has yet to receive the list of the House of Representatives (HoR) members for the joint committee with the High Council of State (HCS) although the UN remains in active communication with the Speaker's office.

 UNSMIL said in a statement that on 15 March, the head of the HCS, Khaled Al-Mishri sent a letter announcing the list of HCS participants.

Dbiebah instructs coordination within 3 ministries to support NOC to ramp up oil output

March 21, 2022 - 21:28
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbiebah, issued an order for coordination among ministries of finance, planning and oil to support the National Oil Corporation (NOC) to enable it to increase production.

Dbiebah’s remarks came in a meeting in Tripoli on Monday with minister of finance, Khalid Al-Mabrouk, state minister for cabinet affairs, Adel Jumua, Chairman of the NOC, Mustafa Sanallah, and other officials in relevant institutions.