Posts Tagged ‘LPA’

UN delegate to Libya tells Security Council he is venturing a final push to revive political agreement

  • 21 March 2018 - 21:02
UN delegate to Libya tells Security Council he is venturing a final push to revive political agreement

UN delegate to Libya told the Security Council Wednesday that he is launching a new, final push to bring Libya's rival leaders on board a 2015 political deal that set up a unity government.   Ghassan Salame said he believed there was "very little chance" of agreement on...

House of Representatives to vote on LPA and elect new governor for Central Bank of Libya

  • 19 December 2017 - 12:18
House of Representatives to vote on LPA and elect new governor for Central Bank of Libya

The House of Representatives (HOR) will hold a new session today, at its headquarters in Tobruk, to include the Libya Political Agreement (LPA) in the constitutional declaration. Today's session will also witness the election of a new governor for the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), which was...

Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

  • 18 December 2017 - 12:42
Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria support Libyan Political Agreement

The foreign ministers of Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria renewed their support for the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) as a framework for a political solution in Libya. The ministers, in a statement issued at the end of their meeting on Sunday, called on all Libyan parties to uphold the interests of...

Libya strongman Haftar says UN-led political agreement expired, giving his army the go-ahead to end crisis

  • 17 December 2017 - 18:46
Libya strongman Haftar says UN-led political agreement expired, giving his army the go-ahead to end crisis

The commander of the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has announced in a televised video the end of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) that was signed December 17 2015 after two years of what he called "illegitimate ruling." Haftar published a statement on Sunday saying...

Western ambassadors to Libya issue joint statement slamming human rights abuse in the country

  • 10 December 2017 - 17:40
Western ambassadors to Libya issue joint statement slamming human rights abuse in the country

The ambassadors of western countries to Libya issued a joint statement on Sunday to voice their deep concern about the human rights violations in Libya. The ambassadors said they remain concerned by reported abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law which continue...

HoR approves UN delegate’s amendments to Libyan Political Agreement

  • 21 November 2017 - 20:45
HoR approves UN delegate’s amendments to Libyan Political Agreement

Libya’s eastern-based House of Representatives (HoR) voted on Tuesday to approve some U.N. proposals aimed at unifying the divided North African nation, although major obstacles remain for a deal to stabilize the oil producer. Only a minority of members of the House of Representatives in...