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Top EU General: Libya Mission is Key Test

By Jacopo Barigazzi and Andrew Gray, for Politico. The European Union’s top general has warned that not reviving a military mission to implement an arms embargo on Libya would mean the EU has failed a test of its new geopolitical ambitions. In an interview with Politico, Italian General Claudio Graziano (pictured), the head of the […]

Force Majeure cost Eni JV $9.4m Per Day

By John Lee. Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of National Oil Corporation (NOC), met with an Eni delegation led by Eni’s Chief Upstream Officer, Alessandro Puliti, Tripoli (Libya), on January 29, 2020 – to discuss status of current shared projects and the consequences of the current blockades for Libya’s people and hydrocarbon production facilities. Sanalla thanked Eni […]

Joint Statement on National Oil Corporation (NOC)

Joint statement by the Ambassadors and Chargés d’Affaires of France, Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America: "We fully support Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s sole independent, legitimate and nonpartisan oil company. "Now is the time to consolidate national economic institutions rather than […]

EU training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers

EU Naval Force fully involved in training Libyan Coastguard and Navy Officers In the framework of Libyan Coastguard and Navy training carried out by SOPHIA operation, the Italian Navy Training Centres in La Maddalena and Taranto host training courses to 78 Libyan Officers. The training modules on “Deck Officer Course”, “Mechanical Engineer Officer Course” and […]

Outsiders’ Battle to Rebuild Libya is "Fueling Civil War"

By Samuel Ramani, for Foreign Policy. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Outsiders’ Battle to Rebuild Libya Is Fueling the Civil War There In competing for lucrative reconstruction contracts, China, Italy, France, Russia, and others are preventing the conflict from ending. […]

Italy and UNICEF support Children in Libya

The Italian Government contributes two million euros to UNICEF Libya programmes to enhance access to water, health and child-protection services for the most vulnerable and conflict-affected children in Libya. The two-years programme UNICEF will focus on 13 municipalities and will benefit some 5,000 children and 2,000 families. The programme will be implemented in partnership with […]

Joint Statement on the Truce in Libya

Joint Statement by the Governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States on the Truce in Libya The following is the text of a joint statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States: The governments of France, Italy, […]