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UNSMIL welcomes the 5+5 JMC talks in Sirte

UNSMIL welcomes the 7th round of the 5+5 JMC talks in Sirte UNSMIL welcomes the convening of the 7th round of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC) at its Headquarters in Sirte, from 4 to 7 February, to continue the planning for the implementation of the ceasefire agreement signed on 23 October 2020 in Geneva. […]

Libyan Ceasefire faces Hurdles due to Foreign Intervention

By Karim Mezran and Emadeddin Badi, for The Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libyan ceasefire agreement faces hurdles due to foreign intervention The signing of a permanent ceasefire agreement between Libya's warring factions on October 23 was widely marketed […]

Fleshing Out the Libya Ceasefire Agreement

Fleshing Out the Libya Ceasefire Agreement Though overdue, the 23 October Libya ceasefire deal is worthy of applause. With help from the UN and their foreign backers, the warring parties should now close the loopholes in the agreement's text, lest rival interpretations derail movement toward peace. Click here to view the full report. (Source: International […]

Libya: Prospects for Peace

By Alison Pargeter for the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Libya: Prospects for Peace A UN-sponsored political dialogue on Libya's future has begun. Although clearly a positive step, it is unlikely to provide the solution to […]

EU Declaration on Ceasefire Agreement in Libya

Declaration by the EU High Representative on behalf of the EU on the announcement of a Ceasefire Agreement in Libya The European Union and its Member States warmly welcome the signature of a Ceasefire Agreement by the Libyan representatives of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) in Geneva on 23 October 2020 and commend UN […]

Video: Libya's sides reach Ceasefire Deal

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. UN says Libya sides reach 'permanent ceasefire' deal After nearly 10 years of bloodshed, Libya's warring sides have agreed to a permanent and immediate ceasefire. The United Nations-brokered deal was signed in Geneva […]

New Libyan Ceasefire Agreement

Remarks of the Acting Special Representative of the Un Secretary-General in Libya, Stephanie Williams, during the signing ceremony of the ceasefire agreement between Libyan parties  Peace be upon you and good morning, On behalf of Mr. Antόnio Guterres, SecretaryGeneral of the United Nations I am honored to be here today to witness history being made. […]

EU considers Boots on the Ground in Libya

By Jacopo Barigazzi, for Politico. EU draws up options for boots on the ground in Libya EU officials have drawn up plans to deploy European military observers to Libya if a cease-fire takes hold there - a potentially high-risk mission reflecting a drive by foreign policy chief Josep Borrell for the bloc to play a […]