Al Kabir holds talks with Aguila Salah Issa
Tripoli-based Central Bank of Libya (CBL) governor Al Seddik Omar
The fighting which rocked Tripoli from May 26 to 29 could paradoxically smooth the path towards a political alliance between prime minister Fayez Sarraj and eastern Libyan strong man Khalifa Haftar. The militias will nevertheless remain very much centre stage.
As anticipated by Maghreb Confidential (MC 1246), the negotiations between Khalifa Haftar and Fayez Sarraj have quickly run into difficulty over the sensitive problem of militia disarmament.The encirclement of the foreign ministry and seat of government in Tripoli by armed
General Khalifa Haftar and Tobruk parliament president Aguila Salah Issa’s current military and political offensive seeks to definitively prevent the national unity government championed by the United Nations from coming into office. It is also aimed at changing the power
Caught off balance by Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's military involvement in the Libyan theatre, Algerian leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika has secretly revived his strategy of promoting "inclusive dialogue" between the warring parties.Maghreb Confidential understands a discreet meeting was held this