At least 43 migrants from West Africa perished in the first major shipwreck off the Libyan coast this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, adding that 10 people were rescued.
Representatives of the warring sides in Libya have concluded their latest round of peace talks in Morocco and agreed to “ending the division” that undermines the sovereignty of the North African country.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of Germany, Italy and the European Union (EU) to protest the interception of a Turkish-flagged commercial ship bound for Libya in the Eastern Mediterranean by an EU-led mission.
Britain, France, Germany and Italy have threatened to impose sanctions against any parties to the conflict in Libya that violate the fragile peace process in the North African country.
Amnesty International has called on the United States to drop plans to sell sophisticated armed MQ-9B aerial drones to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), saying that there is evidence of civilian deaths as a result Abu Dhabi’s involvement in war-torn Yemen and Libya.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed deep concern about the persisting conflict in -Karabakh as well as the rising presence of foreign terrorists in the clashes in a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart.
Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has denounced President Emmanuel Macron’s recent remarks in denunciation of Islam, calling on the French president to apologize to Muslims.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson welcomed the ceasefire agreement between the warring sides in Libya.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described the permanent ceasefire agreement between warring sides in Libya as a “fundamental step toward peace and stability” in the North African country, which has been the scene of deadly fighting.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Libya's outgoing Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, who heads the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) in the North African country.