Berlin Conference: A Step Forward on a Thousand Miles Road (Valdai Discussion Club)

The Berlin conference on the Libyan crisis was held on January 19th. The conference is one in a series of international meetings on Libya, which have taken place in Paris, Palermo, Abu Dhabi and Moscow, where talks were held on January 13th. Although it is not the first conference to address the crisis, it has been the most important so far, due to several considerations.

https://valdaiclub.com/a/highlights/berlin-conference-a-step-forward-on-a-thousand-mil/

Nourhan ElSheikh

EU must consider ways to support ceasefire in Libya: Borrell (Al Arabiya)

The European Union will discuss all ways to uphold a formal ceasefire in Libya if one is reached but any peace settlement will need real EU support to make it hold, the EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell said on Monday.

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/north-africa/2020/01/20/EU-must-consider-ways-to-support-ceasefire-in-Libya-Borrell.html

Khalifa Haftar shows diplomatic skill as Libya conflict sucks in world powers (Al Arabiya)

No one, it seems, was able to reason with Khalifa Haftar. If the idea was for an impressive cast of big hitters to apply enough pressure to bring the 76-year-old Libyan military commander to heel, it didn’t work.

https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2020/01/20/Khalifa-Haftar-shows-diplomatic-skill-as-world-gets-dragged-into-Libya-s-conflict.html

Algerian President Tebboune says his country ready to host talks between ‘Libyan brothers’ (TASS)

According to Tebboune, the security in Libya has a direct impact on the security in the neighboring countries and the inflow of weapons to Libya only escalates the current situation

https://tass.com/world/1110553