Italy hosts peace conference on Libya as conflict still ongoing

Italy’s hosting an international conference on Libya this Monday. The aim is to end the conflict in the country that’s been dragging on since the ousting of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011. France has also been trying to establish itself as a regional peacemaker, though as Murad Gazdiev explains, there could be an ulterior motive behind […]

Libya: joint statement by western governments

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric acts by ISIL-affiliated terrorists in the Libyan city of Sirte.  We are deeply concerned about reports that […]

Libya: joint declarations of foreign ministers

Foreign Ministers Fabius, Steinmeier, Gentiloni, García-Margallo, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Hammond, and Secretary of State Kerry welcome the resumption of the Libyan political dialogue under the auspices of Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Bernardino Leon in Morocco April 15 and the next meeting of the political parties in Algeria April […]

Libya: joint statement

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States The governments of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn all acts of violence within Libya, including the February 3 attack carried out by forces operating under the Alshuruq Operation […]