Sarraj-Bachagha split driven by US-Turkey spat over ceasefire

The head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Sarraj.
The head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Sarraj. © Reuters
The ceasefire announced by Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj has prompted a break with his interior minister, Fathi Bachagha, who was sacked on 28 August. Sarraj enjoys the support of Washington, while Bachagha - the guarantor of Misrata's interests - seems to have won the backing of Anakra. [...] (587 words)
Issue dated 31/08/2020 Reading time 3 minutes
This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (USD 12.50)

2 options offered to continue reading

from EUR/USD 50

Only buy articles you are interested in


Unlimited access to the website

See our rates

Do you want a free trial before subscribing?

Create your free account

Further reading

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!