Search: France,Libya (5 materials)

March to Tripoli, or a Third Civil War in Libya: Initial Results

..., which has assumed most of the financial costs of the military campaign. Indeed, without proper funding, the LNA, which claims to be a regular army, will split into factions and groups with different ideologies. Elisabeth Barbier, Special Envoy of France to Libya: We do not believe that Khalifa Haftar can conquer Libya (2017) Faultline: The Salafists Versus the Muslim Brotherhood At the same time, the advantage that the LNA had thanks to the deliveries of weapons and military equipment from its allies could ...


RIAC at Track II High Level Paris Meeting on Security Issues in the Middle East Region

... general dynamics of development in the Middle East, most significant challenges and threats emanating from the region, possible mechanisms and sequencing of solutions to Middle East issues. The discussion focuses on acute crises in Syria, Yemen, and Libya, as well as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and potential instability in other countries of the region. Aleksandr Aksenyonok, RIAC Vice-President, and Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, represent Russian side at the meeting.


Haftar’s and Macron’s Shared PR

... negotiations were held between Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord of Libya (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj and Head of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France, under the aegis of the President of France Emmanuel Macron. The two iconic figures of modern Libyan politics both appeared at the joint press conference that was held following the meeting and even shook hands , although they were reserved and kept apart from each other. It was the French President, debuting in his new role as the moderator ...


Tackling the Libyan Crisis

... almost disappeared from the political agenda may deteriorate further and result in a full-scale war. What is the role of France in resolving the crisis in Libya? Russian International Affairs Council asked Ambassador Elisabeth Barbier , Special Envoy of France to Libya, to comment on a political solution for a problem. At this stage, there is no national French initiative. What we see is that there are many other initiatives, and what we would like is for these initiatives to succeed. When I started with my new ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... described the move as a “sovereign decision.” Niger shares common borders with Algeria and Mali. It sits just below Libya and to the east of Mali. Algeria has been experiencing problems in the refugee camps controlled by the Polisario Front ... ... investment in sophisticated techniques are required to process it into liquid natural gas, which can be offered by Algeria, Russia, France and the United States, among others. Will Russia play an expanded role in across the Maghreb and in the Sahel regions ...


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