Monday, August 21, 2017
  • RSS
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin

Archive for December, 2015

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 29 - 2015 0 Comment

By Libya Herald reporter. Tunis, 29 December 2015: Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) Prime Minister-designate Faiez Serraj met Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Rome on Monday. This was Serraj’s first visit to Rome and to Europe as Prime Minister designate since the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) was agreed at the Moroccan city of Skhirat on 17th December leading  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 22 - 2015 0 Comment

Libyan naval forces have rescued more than 100 migrants whose vessel ran into engine trouble on the way from the Libyan coast to Italy, authorities said on Monday. Caught in a conflict between two rival governments and various armed factions, Libya has become a major route for traffickers taking advantage of the chaos to transport people from the North African  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 22 - 2015 0 Comment

By Saber Ayyub. Tripoli, 21 December 2015: The continuing General National Congress in Tripoli and the government it appointed led by Khalifa Ghwell may be firmly opposed to the UN-brokered Libya Political Agreement (LPA) signed last week in Skhirat, as are also the militias who are the real arbiters of power in the city (although a member of the new  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 22 - 2015 0 Comment

By Sami Zaptia. London, 21 December 2015: The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has reported that it has achieved further cuts across the board in state spending including in the annual budget deficit, in total spending, in state-sector salaries, in state subsidies and in foreign exchange usage. Further to its financial report released on 22/10/15 for the third quarter, the  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 18 - 2015 0 Comment

Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street 17 December 2015 British Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement in response to the Libyan political agreement signed in Morocco earlier today. He said: “Today’s outcome is an important step forward, paving the way for a new unified national government in Libya. The UK is firmly committed to securing a stable and prosperous  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 18 - 2015 0 Comment

Foreign & Commonwealth Office 17 December 2015 Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has welcomed the signature of the Libyan Political Agreement by a majority of the Libyan negotiating parties at a ceremony in Skhirat, Morocco today. The Agreement is the culmination of over a year of complex negotiations between the various Libyan parties, facilitated by the Special Representative of the UN  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 18 - 2015 0 Comment

By Libya Herald reporters. Tunis, 17 December 2015: Just a month after he took over as UNSMIL chief from Bernardino Leon, Martin Kobler watched while the deal, much of which has been hammered out over the past year by members of the Libyan Dialogue, was finally signed. The agreement brings into being a nine-man presidential council headed by prime minister  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 18 - 2015 0 Comment

SKHIRAT, MOROCCO | BY AZIZ EL YAAKOUBI Delegates from Libya’s warring factions signed a U.N.-brokered agreement on Thursday to form a national unity government, a deal that Western powers hope will bring stability and help to combat a growing Islamic State presence. Four years after Muammar Gaddafi’s fall, Libya is deeply fractured, with a self-declared government in Tripoli and an  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 17 - 2015 0 Comment

TRIPOLI – REUTERS/STRINGER The signing of a long-delayed peace deal between Libya’s warring factions has been pushed back again to Thursday because of logistical problems, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday. Representatives from Libya’s two rival factions were due to agree the U.N.-backed accord on Wednesday after months of wrangling and opposition from hardliners in both camps. The pact called  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Dec - 17 - 2015 0 Comment

By Libya Herald reporters. Tripoli, 16 December 2015: Ahead of tomorrow’s two-day EU summit in Brussels, which is expected to be dominated by terrorism and migration, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has told the Rome parliament that Libya is pivotal to his country’s foreign policy. He was reported by the Italian news agency ANSAmed to have warned legislators in the  [ Read More ]