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Parliament votes to cut relations with Turkey, shut down embassies in both countries
The Turkish president noted that his country’s goal in the Mediterranean “is not to seize the right of anyone, but rather to prevent others from seizing our right.”
Minister says the deal will not lead to confrontation between the two countries
Cyprus, Egypt, Greece and France to hold a summit in January in Cairo
‘Turkey’s most likely objective is to help GNA-allied militias battle LNA to a stalemate, then seek a bargain with Russia as done in Syria,’ says fellow
The debate arose after Al-Sisi stated that Libya’s UN-supported government is held hostage by “armed and terrorist militias”
The ministers held talks on developments in Eastern Mediterranean, bilateral relations
Egypt denounces Ankara and Libya’s GNA’s maritime agreement
UN condemns attack describing it as “horrific”
Libya’s GNA launches several air raids in cities of Al-Jufra, Tarhuna
The previously kidnapped Russian tanker crew detained in Libya reportedly released
The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, said that the fishing vessel was taken to the port of Misrata city, controlled by the GNA.
However, officials from the GNA announced that it pushed back the attack, in statements to the Anatolia news agency on Friday.
UN call for conflicting sides in Libya to de-escalate violence, return to negotiating table
Earlier this month, a Tripoli-based government spokesperson said the GNA was talking to its ally Turkey to obtain “anything that is needed to stop the assault,” including military and civilian help.
LNA Field Marshal Haftar announced victory on Thursday after a three-year battle
UN envoy to Libya Martin Kobler has arrived in Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials
The UN envoy to Libya briefed the new Arab League secretary-general on the current political process
IS members are now besieged inside a 5km area. Foreign governments estimate that there are 5,000 IS militia inside the city
Their final statement called on Arab countries to politically and financially support the new GNA to enforce security institutions, as the only legitimate body in Libya