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    Libyan Crisis

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    Re: Libyan Crisis

    Post  Tsavo Lion on Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:06 am

    miketheterrible wrote:Well, seeing as how GRU hasn't existed since 93, it sure sounds like the UK lying again to it's people.
    The GRU wasn't disbanded, if that's what u r implying; it just changed its name to GUG: Главноe Yправлениe Генштаба, or Main General Staff Directorate.
    Disclosed details of the Russian military presence in Libya

    It's all about oil & $!

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    Re: Libyan Crisis

    Post  GarryB on Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:25 am

    The irony is that the west and Europe did their best to break Libya... which resulted in the flood of refugees to Europe...

    Now the Russians are trying to fix the country and help restore law and order they are complaining that the flood of refugees was Russias doing and it wasn't their fault at all...

    I would say Russia should provide submarine transport to African refugees and arm each one so that they wont just get deported when they get to Europe without a fight...

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    Re: Libyan Crisis

    Post  Airman on Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:07 am

    Turkish defense minister holds official visits in Libya

    Turkey's defense minister on Nov. 5 held meetings with Libyan officials in the capital Tripoli.

    According to a Defense Ministry statement, Hulusi Akar met at the Prime Ministry with officials including Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya's Presidential Council, and chaired meetings between the delegations.

    Akar also met with Libyan Interior Minister Fatih Ali Bashagha and Khalid al-Mishri, head of the High Council of State (HCS).

    During the meetings, cooperation between the two countries on defense, military, and regional security issues was discussed.

    Currently, two rival seats of power are vying for supremacy in Libya: an internationally recognized national unity government based in Tripoli, and an “interim” government supported by a legislative assembly based in the eastern city of Tobruk.

    Headed by al-Sarraj, the Tripoli government was established in early 2016.
    Turkish defense minister holds official visits in Libya


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    Re: Libyan Crisis

    Post  George1 on Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:29 pm

    Russian PM outlines Russia’s position on providing unity in Libya

    Medvedev is currently on his visit to Italy to take part in the international conference on Libya

    PALERMO /Italy/, November 13. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and other participants of the international conference on Libya held a preliminary meeting ahead of the plenary session, at which they shared their views on the settlement of the situation in this country. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told reporters that the meeting lasted more than two hours.

    "Each participant outlined his country’s approach (to the settlement of the crisis,) Dmitry Medvedev outlined Russia’s position on the way unity in the country should be provided," the diplomat said.

    "Head of Libya's Government of National Accord Fayez al-Sarraj and commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar took part in this meeting," he said.

    The negotiations were also attended by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi, France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and President of the European Council Donald Tusk.


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