Spain launched on Sunday a workshop on the modalities of international support for a program of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) of Libyan armed groups, in the Spanish city of Toledo, with the participation of the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Libya, Stephanie Williams and the European Union Ambassador to Libya, Jose Sadabell.
The Libyan Presidential Council has urged Libya ambassadors overseas to communicate with its members directly regarding sovereign affairs, according to a letter dating back to May 16.
“This step comes as per the sovereign duties asked of the Presidential Council as it is considered the head of state in Libya, in addition to the duties of its Head (Mohammed Menfi) who represents Libya in a protocol manner overseas.” The letter reads.
Niger plans to build a base for armed drones to strengthen its defence and security capabilities in combating terrorism and for closely monitoring the security situation across its borders with Libya and Mali.
Security sources told the local newspaper, Actu Niger, on Sunday that the drone base will be installed in the central region of the country, Tahoua.
Electricity generation in Libya is set to reach an all-time high thanks to the newly installed power stations and those undergoing maintenance work, says the state-run electricity company (GECOL).
The GECOL head Wiam Al-Abdali said the new and developed power plants would allow the company to increase its production, potentially reaching 7,400 megawatts.