Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

Germany declares completion of destruction of Libya chemical weapons

  • 7 January 2018 - 10:51
Germany declares completion of destruction of Libya chemical weapons

Germany has completed the destruction of components from the chemicals weapons programme of the deceased Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi. The international community had feared that the 500 tons of chemicals could fall into the hands of "extremist groups or rogue states after Gaddafi was...

Siemens strikes €700 Million deal with Libya to build power plants

  • 11 December 2017 - 16:19
Siemens strikes €700 Million deal with Libya to build power plants

The German group Siemens says it has signed contracts worth 700 million Euros to build two gas-powered electricity stations in Libya. The plants, scheduled to be built in Misurata and Tripoli, will increase Libya’s power generation capabilities by about 1.3 gigawatts. The value of the...

Libya Central Bank’s Governor reviews economic entanglements with German, UK ambassadors

  • 11 December 2017 - 11:45
Libya Central Bank’s Governor reviews economic entanglements with German, UK ambassadors

The governor of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), Al-Sadiq Al-Kaber met on Sunday, with the United Kingdom ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett. Millett reiterated his country's support for CBL's efforts in the face of the economic crisis in Libya , calling for the necessary response to the...

Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

  • 9 December 2017 - 10:50
Libya state-owned electricity company, Siemens sign agreement to build two power plants

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), has signed an agreement with Siemens, the German company, to set up two electricity plants in Tripoli and Misurata, on Thursday in Berlin. The ceremony was attended by the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Sarraj, who arrived in...

German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

  • 21 August 2017 - 09:28
German Foreign Ministry urges Libya to soften grip on NGOs work

German Foreign Ministry has urged the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to allow the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to work off its territorial waters in order to be able to rescue illegal migrants in the Mediterranean. Germany's Foreign Ministry said in a statement cited by...

German-US rift widens as Trump levels new attack on German trade tactics

  • 31 May 2017 - 11:55
German-US rift widens as Trump levels new attack on German trade tactics

The transatlantic diplomatic rift widened on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump responded to criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel with a new attack on German trade tactics and defense spending, Agence-France Presse reported. When Trump returned at the weekend from Europe and the first...

After Merkel left the White House, Trump slams Germany as NATO-owing country on Twitter

  • 19 March 2017 - 11:24
After Merkel left the White House, Trump slams Germany as NATO-owing country on Twitter

Bloomberg - President Donald Trump, less than 24 hours after an awkward first meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel that highlighted their divides on policy and personality, said Germany must pay the U.S. more for providing defense. “Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the United...