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Archive for January 18th, 2016

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Jan - 18 - 2016 0 Comment

1. The EU fully supports the Libyan Political Agreement that was signed on 17 December 2015. It welcomes the formation of the Presidency Council, presided by Fayyez al-Sarraj. The EU recalls the endorsement of the Rome Communiqué of 13 December 2015 by the Security Council through Resolution 2259, adopted unanimously on 23 December 2015. The EU and its Member States  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Jan - 18 - 2016 0 Comment

TUNIS – REUTERS/ZOUBEIR SOUISSI The body tasked with naming a unity government for Libya under a U.N.-backed agreement to resolve the country’s armed conflict has delayed announcing the government’s members by 48 hours. The Presidential Council said in a statement released late on Saturday that it had made “great progress” since beginning discussions on Jan. 1 but needed two more  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Jan - 18 - 2016 0 Comment

By Libya Herald reporter Tunis, 17 January 2016 While visiting Shihat today for talks with House of Representatives (HoR) President Ageela Salah as well as with a number of its boycotting member, UN Special Envoy Martin Kobler took time off to visit the local hospital in adjacent Beida to see how the health service was coping. He later tweeted his  [ Read More ]

Posted by Libyan Embassy On Jan - 18 - 2016 0 Comment

London – BBC World Service – Newshour Extra After the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has descended into a chaos of warring factions. Western forces that initially supported the uprising are now largely absent and Islamic State militants have taken advantage of the power vacuum. The breakdown of a coherent administration has also allowed Libya to become a  [ Read More ]