Libya's medical debts overshadow oil talks
During a visit to Tunis, Libya's prime minister offered to pay off in instalments debts totalling some €250m. But no major oil or finance deals were clinched.
Breaking published on 30/07/22, 9:00 - Determined to remain at the head of the executive, Abdelhamid Dabaiba is keen to get into General Khalifa Haftar's good books. Africa Intelligence can reveal how Haftar's son travelled to Dubai to negotiate with the Prime Minister's missi dominici for several key positions in a future reshuffled government.
The Turkish president wants to host a meeting between the speaker of the Libyan House Of Representatives, Aguila Salah Issa, and the chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled al-Mishri, along with representatives of the main countries involved in the crisis on 21 July.
The speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Salah Issa, has not given up on trying to convince the leaders of the Tripolitan militias to allow Fathi Bashagha's government, which he supports, take up office in Tripoli.
Eight years after fighting ravaged Tripoli's international airport, the insurance syndicate has bowed to pressure from the Libyan agency in charge of recovering assets abroad, LARMO, with the support of the UK-based Libya Consultancy.
The speaker of the East Libyan House of Representatives, beacon of Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha's political alliance, hopes to travel to Turkey soon and is in talks with the chairman of the High Council of State, who changed political colours in February.
The main mediator in the duel between Prime Minister Abdelhamid Dabaiba and Fathi Bashagha, his successor appointed by the Eastern Parliament, Ankara very discreetly hosted the latter on 30 April. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is increasingly uncomfortable with Dabaiba's hard line.
Determined to remain at the head of the government in Tripoli, Abdelhamid Dabaiba has reactivated his channels of communication with Chechnyan strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, who has long offered his services to train the Libyan military.
With billions of dollars of oil revenues in its coffers, the politically powerful Central Bank of Libya has been presided over for a decade by the unbudgeable Al Seddik Omar Al Kabir. It recently began the process of reuniting with its breakaway branch in eastern Libya and found itself straight away in the middle of the tug-of-war between Abdelhamid Dabaiba and Fathi Bachagha for the premiership.