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Russia to Reopen Libyan Embassy

On July 3, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with President of the Libyan House of Representatives Aguila Saleh Issa, who was in Moscow on a working visit at the invitation of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. During the conversation the parties had an in-depth discussion of the military-political […]

Greece to Open Consulate in Benghazi

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, following his meeting with the President of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh (Libya, 1 July 2020) Today I had the pleasure, here in Libya, of visiting the President of the country's only elected institution, the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh, who has already […]

Libyan Embassy in Egypt Closes Indefinitely

The Libyan Embassy in Egypt on Sunday closed indefinitely, citing “security reasons”, Anadolu Agency reports. In a statement, the embassy said it has suspended its activities until “further notice”. The embassy, however, did not give any reason for the closure, but Egypt’s official MENA news agency cited “security reasons” for the move. (Source: Middle East Monitor)

Czech Embassy in Tripoli to Close

By John Lee. The Czech Republic will reportedly close its embassy in Tripoli from 1st September. According to Radio Praha, the embassy has been operating from Tunis since April 2015, due to the security situation. It quotes the Czech Foreign Ministry as saying that it sees no immediate prospect of improvement in security. (Source: Radio […]

Personnel Changes at British Embassy

By John Lee. The British Embassy in Tripoli has announced that Fleur Wilson has joined their team as the new Deputy Ambassador, replacing Angus McKee. In a tweet, Wilson said "I look forward to exploring #Libya and promoting a better future for the Libyan people." Also moving on is Matty O'Kelly, who is joining the […]

Tunisia reopens Consulate in Tripoli

By John Lee. Tunisia has reportedly reopened its consulate in Tripoli. The country had closed its mission 2015 after its mission was stormed and ten staff were kidnapped. According to the report from Reuters, the Italian and Turkish embassies as well as the UN mission are among the few currently open in Libya. (Source: Reuters)