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Archive for May 21st, 2014

Posted by admin On May - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it does not support, condone or assist in recent actions by forces loyal to renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar, including the attack on Libya’s parliament. “We have not had contact with him recently. We do not condone or support the actions on the ground, nor have we assisted with these actions,” department spokeswoman  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On May - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

Libyan authorities on Tuesday proposed a June national election as the government sought to resolve a standoff over parliament involving powerful brigades of former rebel fighters. Libya’s General National Congress (GNC) is at the heart of the crisis after gunmen claiming loyalty to a renegade former general attacked the parliament with anti-aircraft cannons on Sunday, demanding its suspension. Parliament, split  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On May - 21 - 2014 0 Comment

Government and Other Proposals to Address Crisis in Libya Worthy of Discussion Among All Political Forces The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Tarek Mitri, ambassadors of European Union states and the U.S. Charge d’Affaires visited Interim Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thini on Tuesday 20 May 2014. The delegation listened to a detailed presentation of the Government’s  [ Read More ]