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Online Seminar “Assessing the Middle East conflicts (Lebanon, Iraq and Libya). View from Russia and Israel” Organized by RIAC and Center for Political Research MFA of Israel

The seminar was divided into two sessions: "Political instability in Lebanon and Iraq: View from Russia and Israel" and "Libya: between Turkey, Egypt and others?" On July 28, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, with the support of the Embassy of Israel in Russia ...

30.07.2020

Will Erdogan's Adventures Hurt Russian Soft Power?

... (Ottoman) possessions. Thus, he has named as legitimate targets vast areas of present-day Syria, Iraq, Greece, its Aegean Islands, and Cyprus. Erdogan's self-declared ambitions help us call Turkey's military interventions - in Northern Syria, Northern Iraq, Libya, and the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus - by their proper name: expansionism contrary to International Law. Nevertheless, Ankara presents itself and its policies as “in accordance with International Law.” Similarly, in another ...

24.07.2020

The Fight for Libya. Emirates Policy Center Webinar

On July 22, 2020, the Emirates Policy Center hosted a webinar "The Fight for Libya", attended by experts and former diplomats from the United States, Great Britain, Turkey, and Russia, as well as by about 80 participants from the Middle East region. On July 22, 2020, the Emirates Policy Center hosted a webinar " The ...

24.07.2020

Andrey Kortunov and Israeli Diplomats Discuss Conflicts in Syria and Libya

... an online meeting with Jacob Livne, Chargé d'Affaires of Israel in the Russian Federation, and Yosef Zilberman, First Secretary of the Israeli Embassy in Moscow. The discussion focused on the state and prospects for resolving conflicts in Syria and Libya, as well as Russia's role in the Middle East and North Africa. Andrey Kortunov informed Israeli diplomats about RIAC research activity on the Middle East project. The meeting also addressed the possibilities of expanding cooperation between Russian ...

08.07.2020

Playing Pick-Up-Sticks in Libya — 2

Is Turkey’s Matrak Worth Playing? In the spring of 2020, the forces of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) succeeded in pushing Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) [ 1 ] back from the country’s capital, seizing control of Tarhuna and Bani Walid and laying siege to Sirte on the coast. As part of Operation ...

02.07.2020

The War in Libya: Is the Defeat of Khalifa Haftar Complete

If the warring parties cannot find a political solution to the conflict, Libya will remain a country divided into two parts for a very long time On June 15, 2020, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu stated there are no disagreements between Russia and Turkey on the fundamental principles of the Libyan settlement....

18.06.2020

Libya’s Legitimacy Crisis: Hostage to the Skhirat Agreement

... international actors should question the almost automatic support for the never fully implemented Skhirat agreement and begin devising new mechanisms able to place equal pressure on both sides On 17 December 2015, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) joined Libyan delegations in celebrating the signing of the Skhirat agreement, or Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). Skhirat established the UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli and was supposed to end the institutional ...

09.06.2020

Andrey Kortunov Takes Part in Al Jazeera Debate on Settlement in Libya

On May 27, 2020, Al Jazeera, international media network, held a debate on the prospects for resolving the civil conflict in Libya. On May 27, 2020, Al Jazeera, international media network, held a debate on the prospects for resolving the civil conflict in Libya. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, took part in the debate on the Russian side. Charles Kupchan, former Special ...

30.05.2020

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... whose ambitions are, at this historical juncture, under powerful pressure from both within and without; this test may be even more relevant there than in other parts of the crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a change of the ruling elites (the “everyone means everyone” slogan) in Algeria, Lebanon and Iraq, balancing on the brink of an armed conflict in the Persian Gulf – this chronic instability constantly ...

26.05.2020

Libyan Crisis: Current Status and Prospects for Settlement. Discussed by RIAC and HSE School of Asian Studies

On April 15, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with HSE School of Asian Studies held an online discussion focusing on the topic Libyan Crisis: Current Status and Prospects for Settlement. On April 15, 2020, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with HSE School of Asian Studies held an online discussion focusing on the topic Libyan Crisis: Current Status and ...

16.04.2020
 

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