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LIBYA AFRICAN UNION

Sassou and African Union try to regain foothold in Libyan affairs

Congolese president Denis Sassou Nguesso and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the Libya summit in Berlin (January 2020).
Congolese president Denis Sassou Nguesso and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the Libya summit in Berlin (January 2020). © Axel Schmidt/Reuters
As chairman of the AU's High Level Committee on Libya, the Congolese president has dispatched his foreign minister to the country to oversee mediation efforts. Meanwhile, the pan-African body is lobbying in New York to have one of its candidates chosen to head up the UN support mission. [...] (609 words)
Issue dated 18/08/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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