July 23, 2024


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Egyptian Delegation Travels to Tripoli, Sparking Hopes for Peace

For the initial time in just about six years, senior Egyptian officers on Sunday frequented with customers of the Government of National Accord in Tripoli, whose forces have been battling Egyptian-backed troops about regulate of war-torn Libya considering that 2014. The talks, held among Cairo’s deputy main of the General Intelligence Provider and the GNA’s inside minister and head of intelligence, arrive on the tails of the encouraging peace talks ongoing in between the GNA and the Libyan National Military, primarily based in eastern Libya, headed by General Khalifa Haftar and supported by Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Russia. The 3 mentioned “ways to help the ceasefire agreement,” and said the conference was “fruitful and constructive.” The delegation from Cairo arrived a working day just after Hulusi Akar, defense minister for Turkey – which backs the GNA – met officers in Tripoli and threatened to respond to any provocation by the eastern forces. The United Nations has repeatedly asserted that involvement in Libya by Turkish, Russian, and Egyptian mercenaries, between others, since the toppling of ruler Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, has worsened the lethal conflict.