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UN's New Proposal for Unity Govt

The United Nations team in charge of the Libyan talks in Morocco handed warring factions a fourth draft proposal on Monday for the formation of a unity government. The move is an attempt to end a conflict that threatens to push the North African country into becoming a failed state. UN special envoy Bernardino Leon […]

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Mogherini meets Special Envoy Nuri Betelmal

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini following her meeting with Libyan Special Envoy Nuri Betelmal "Today I met with Dr Nuri Betelmal who was recently appointed by Prime Minister Abdullah Al Thinni as a Special Envoy to engage with the EU on migration related issues. "This meeting took place in the context of a series […]

Mogherini holds Libya talks in Tunisia

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini last week held talks in Tunisia with all Libyan parties, as a follow up of the Special European Council of 23 April. After meeting with Bernardino León, the UN Special Representative for Libya, and members of the recently established EU/UNSMIL (UN Support Mission in Libya) liaison cell, the EU […]

Mogherini in Tunisia, talks with Libyan Parties

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, was in Tunisia on Thursday to have talks with all Libyan parties as a follow up of the Special European Council of 23 April. After meeting with Bernardino León, the UN Special Representative for Libya, and members of the recently established […]

Talks "Very Close to Final Agreement"

Excerpts from SRSG for Libya Bernardino Leon’s Press Conference in Skhirat Morocco, 19 April 2015 Good morning to everybody. We have just finished a new round of talks. And I can tell you that we have now a draft which looks like something very close to a final agreement. Eighty percent of the text in […]

Talks Resume "if Possible" Next Week

Excerpts: Bernardino Leon’s Press Conference at Conclusion of Libyan Political Dialogue Round, 26 March 2015: “We believe that this week we have made very important progress in our talks. So far, the agreement of the participants was on two points – that there is no military solution for Libya, and that we should agree on […]

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Leon's 6-Point Plan to End Crisis

After weeks of discussions with all the parties and in light of the deteriorating military situation that threatens with further escalation as progress is made in the political dialogue, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon visited both Tobruk and Tripoli where he presented some ideas to expedite the talks. These ideas are […]

Video: Libya Talks Extended

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Members of the Tobruk delegation in Libya's unity government talks say their rivals from the national congress are following their own agenda and delaying the negotiations.

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