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Saudi Minister commends Libyan Oil Sector

National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman, Mustafa Sanalla, met with His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Riyadh, to discuss oil sector stability and co-operation between the two countries. Minister Al Falih expressed his hope for continued Libyan oil sector and […]

Salamé addresses Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers

Address of SRSG for Libya Ghassan Salamé at the Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 12 April 2018 Thank you, Your Excellency, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and thank you for inviting me to this meeting. I thank the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, I salute […]

Bayda Govt cuts Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

By John Lee. Libya’s eastern-based government has reportedly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. According to Reuters , the Bayda government took the action after Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) severed ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism, although Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri gave no explanation for the move. Egypt and […]

Can Russia, West cooperate on Libya?

By Vasily Kuznetsov for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The flurry of international activity involving Libya in recent weeks raises questions of whether more confrontation between Moscow and the West is coming for the country or if some cooperation is […]

Kerry Rules out Military Action in Libya

US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Rome on Friday, to discuss, amongst other topics, the evolving situation in Libya. Kerry told a press briefing: “[We] are both deeply committed to 6 million Libyans who are – 6 million plus who are being held hostage by individual ambitions […]

International Community Reaffirms Support for GNA

Ministerial Meeting for Libya Joint Communique, Vienna 16 May 2016 We welcome the presence of Prime Minister al-Sarraj and commend his leadership in guiding Libya’s institutions through seating the government in Tripoli, a turning point in the Libyan political process. We express our strong support for the Libyan people in maintaining the unity of Libya. […]

Joint Communique from Ministerial Meeting in Rome

We affirm our full support for the Libyan people in maintaining the unity of Libya and its institutions that function for the benefit of the whole Country. A Government of National Accord based in the capital Tripoli is urgently needed to provide Libya the means to maintain governance, promote stability and economic development. We stand […]