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Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 15 - 2015 0 Comment
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Tripoli, 14 May 2015: The Libyan government has published its version of the events that led Sunday’s attacks on the Turkish freighter Tuna-1,  which led to the death of one crew member and the injury of others. The government is insisting that contrary to Turkish claims, the master of the Tuna-1 was given four separate warnings before his ship was  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 12 - 2015 0 Comment
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The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States of America reaffirm their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya, and to ensuring that Libyan economic, financial, and energy resources are used for the benefit of all Libyan people. A Foreign Office Spokeswoman said: “At a time when the  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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Tunis, Tunisia – 07 May 2015 – Marking World Press Freedom Day for Libya, UNESCO Tripoli Project Office in partnership with the Women’s Empowerment Section of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), organized a roundtable discussion on Women, Media and Peace. Celebrating the fundamental principles of press freedom, the event highlighted the interplay between these different issues in  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 11 - 2015 0 Comment
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The tragic loss of hundreds of lives in the Mediterranean since-mid April highlights the critical importance and urgency of addressing the issue of migrants in transit through Libya en route to Europe, as unseaworthy boats carrying migrants, asylum-seekers and refugees continue to leave the Libyan coast. Despite the escalation of conflict in Libya, migration flows into the country continue amid  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 7 - 2015 0 Comment
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TRIPOLI – (Reuters) Libya has persuaded a foreign shipper to send a tanker to the eastern port of Derna for the first time since a warplane belonging to the official government bombed a Greek-operated tanker there in January, its state oil firm (NOC) said. Foreigner shippers have generally stayed away from Derna, a hotbed for Islamist militants, since a jet  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 7 - 2015 0 Comment
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May 6, 2015 – Bloomberg The European Union is seeking authorization from the United Nations Security Council to take military action against boats used by human traffickers in the Mediterranean Sea, Libyan territorial waters and on Libya’s shores, UN diplomats said. The U.K., France and Spain, members of the 15-seat Security Council, are drafting a resolution that would give international  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 6 - 2015 0 Comment
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06/05/2015 – Algiers Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Theni visited on Tuesday neighboring country Algeria with the aim to improve bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries in all fields and most so in bilateral security. The visit comes at a time when the Libyan army is making advances against anti-government and pro-terrorist militias that have controlled the capital Tripoli  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 6 - 2015 0 Comment
A general view shows pipelines at the Zueitina oil terminal in Zueitina

By Feras Bosalum and Ayman al-Warfalli – May 5 (Reuters) All crude flows to Libya’s Zueitina port have stopped after protesters demanding jobs blocked a pipeline, forcing the closure of several eastern oilfields, oil officials said on Tuesday. State oil firm NOC confirmed the port closure, reported by Reuters on Monday, but did not specify the impact on production. The  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
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TRIPOLI/CAIRO | BY FERAS BOSALUM AND ULF LAESSING – May 4 (Reuters) Libya burned through more than a quarter of its foreign currency reserves in 2014 to offset a fall in vital oil revenues and keep the country running, official data showed on Monday. Central bank forex reserves were $76.6 billion at the end of 2014 compared with $105.9 billion  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On May - 5 - 2015 0 Comment
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BENGHAZI – May 1 (Reuters) A rocket hit a medical center in Libya’s eastern Benghazi on Friday, killing three people, medics said. Seven other people were wounded when the rocket hit a center for dispatchingambulances, medics said. It was unclear who had fired it. Forces of Libya’s official government and Islamist groups are fighting for control of Benghazi, creating chaos  [ Read More ]