Posts Tagged ‘France’

France to provide Libya with necessary logistic assistance

  • 23 October 2018 - 17:19
France to provide Libya with necessary logistic assistance

The French Ambassador to Libya Beatrice Le Fraper du Hellen has voiced her country’s readiness to provide the troubled North African country with security and logistical support, according to Libya's Tripoli-based Interior Ministry. At a Tuesday meeting with Interior Minister Fatih Ali Bashagha...

France pledges 650.000 euros to assist Libya’s municipal elections

  • 13 October 2018 - 12:26
France pledges 650.000 euros to assist Libya’s municipal elections

France has provided 650,000 euros (752,000 U.S. dollars) to assist Libya's municipal elections through the UN electoral support project, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced on Friday. French Ambassador to Libya Beatrice Le Fraper du Hellen and UNDP Country Director Sultan Hajiyev...

Italy says Libya conference to be held in Sicily on November 12-13

  • 3 October 2018 - 12:36
Italy says Libya conference to be held in Sicily on November 12-13

Italy will host an international conference on Libya in Sicily next month to try to bring together opposing forces and forge dialogue in the warring nation, Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi said on Tuesday. The meeting will be held in the Sicilian capital Palermo on Nov. 12 and 13, with...

Joint statement by international community calls for holding ceasefire in Libya’s capital

  • 27 September 2018 - 20:55
Joint statement by international community calls for holding ceasefire in Libya’s capital

At the invitation of French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian, Ministers and high representatives of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Niger, Italy, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, the European Union, the African Union and the Arab League, gathered in New York...

France’s pressure leaves Italy outside political process in Libya

  • 25 September 2018 - 20:50
France’s pressure leaves Italy outside political process in Libya

France managed to make Italy stay away from the developments of the Libyan status quo, especially after the latest Tripoli violence. a source close to Khalifa Haftar told Arabi21 news site.  The source added that currently in Tripoli, several western diplomats are weighing in on the fighting...

France wants UN sanctions on militias fighting in Tripoli

  • 25 September 2018 - 16:01
France wants UN sanctions on militias fighting in Tripoli

France said on Monday it wanted the U.N. Security Council to implement sanctions on militias involved in month-long clashes between rival factions in Libya’s capital Tripoli. “In the face of the worsening security situation in Tripoli, there is a responsibility to support the Libyans and...

Source: Haftar demands Italy change its ambassador in Tripoli

  • 14 September 2018 - 17:48
Source: Haftar demands Italy change its ambassador in Tripoli

  The commander of the Libyan self-styled army Khalifa Haftar asked the Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Milanesi, when the two met near Benghazi earlier this week, to change the current ambassador in Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, after discussions with French intelligence, a source close to...

France insists elections best option to end Libya’s crisis

  • 13 September 2018 - 21:24
France insists elections best option to end Libya’s crisis

France stuck to its position pushing for elections in Libya by the end of the year on Thursday, a day after Italy and the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli sowed doubts on the electoral calendar, citing a worsening security situation. Seeking to end the turmoil, French President Emmanuel Macron...

US, Italy, France, UK welcome ceasefire in Libya’s capital

  • 5 September 2018 - 20:51
US, Italy, France, UK welcome ceasefire in Libya’s capital

The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the result of the mediation reached today by the United Nations Support Mission that aims to deescalate violence in and around Tripoli and ensure the protection of civilians. "We reiterate our strong support for...

US, UK, Italy, and France condemn clashes in Libya’s capital

  • 1 September 2018 - 16:58
US, UK, Italy, and France condemn clashes in Libya’s capital

The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. "We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and...