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Libya, Germany discuss demilitarisation and ceasefire

The German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, who met his Libyan counterpart but not the Turkish or Qatari delegations on his visit to Libya, said the process started in Berlin remained the framework for resolving the conflict, and backed calls…

Erdogan, Merkel discuss Libya’s conflict on the phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss Syria and Libya, an official statement said on Sunday. According to the statement issued by Turkey’s Directorate of…

Putin, Merkel discuss Libya on the phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Libya, Syria, and Ukraine during a phone call, the Interfax news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday. Putin and Merkel agreed to continue…

Germany hails evacuation of migrants from Libya to Rwanda

German Ambassador to Libya Oliver Owcza on Monday praised evacuation of dozens of refugees from Libya to Rwanda. "Congratulations to UNHCR Libya (the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) ... to Rwanda for successfully…

40 migrants rescued by German NGO disembarked in Malta

40 migrants aboard a German NGO rescue ship arrived in Malta Sunday after Italy refused to let them land and a distribution agreement was made between several EU countries. The Alan Kurdi ship, run by charity Sea-Eye, had rescued the…

Germany allocates 2 million euros to support migrants in Libya

The German Ambassador to Libya Oliver Owcza on Sunday said the Germany has provided two million euros (2.24 million U.S. dollars) to the UN Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) to support refugees, migrants and displaced persons in Libya.…

Germany calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday for an unconditional ceasefire in the Libyan conflict. Addressing foreign ambassadors serving in Germany at an annual reception held in the Meseberg castle near Berlin, Merkel…

German NGO rescues 44 stranded migrants off Libya’s coast

A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta. The "Alan Kurdi" vessel operated by Sea-Eye rescued 44 migrants on…

Germany calls for end of Tripoli offensive

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged conflict parties in Libya to end fighting and return to peace negotiations, her office said on Monday. Merkel has spoken with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in a telephone call that…