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In Germany, spoke about possible sanctions for the smuggling of weapons in Libya

Possible sanctions for violation of the arms embargo in Libya to be taken by the European Union in the framework of the existing sanctions regime on the Libyan conflict and will be aimed at individuals and businesses involved in the supply of weapons, said the representative of the German foreign Ministry Christopher Burger.

In mid-July, the leaders of Germany, France and Italy said it was ready to consider new sanctions for violation of the arms embargo in Libya.

In Libya in the shooting deaths of two migrant

Two migrants from Sudan, detained at sea and delivered to the Bank in the Libyan city of HOMS, killed, five injured in a shooting on the part of local authorities, according to the international organization for migration (IOM).

"Employees of the International organization for migration (IOM) in HOMS reported that the local authorities opened fire when workers tried to leave the place of landing," - said in a statement.

In Egypt I see no mechanisms for the peaceful settlement of the crisis in Libya

Despite the presence of the foundations for the peaceful resolution of the conflict in Libya, a clear implementation mechanisms not yet, said the foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh shoukry.

Shukri on Monday discussed the Libyan crisis with a colleague from Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan. The Egyptian Minister said at a joint press conference with Osama bin Farhan that during the meeting they discussed issues of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Media: the United States may impose sanctions against the Haftarot for oil

US authorities may impose sanctions against the Marshal of the Libyan national army (LNA) Khalifa the Haftarot due to blocking of oil supplies, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources.

According to unnamed us officials, Washington threatened the Haftarot sanctions over its refusal to resume its oil exports. However, as told the newspaper the European and the Libyan officials, which she did not name, first Marshal allegedly agreed to open the ports for export, but then changed his mind.

Turkey responded to threats of sanctions by France

Ankara condemns Paris for threatening to impose sanctions against it, the statement of the President of France Emmanuel Makron are not important for Turkey, said the spokesperson of the Turkish foreign Ministry Hami Aksoy.

Previously, the macron has called for sanctions against those countries that violate the Maritime space of the European Union in the Eastern Mediterranean, and expressed full solidarity with Cyprus and Greece and blaming Turkey for the violation of their sovereignty. He also called for sanctions against the powers involved in the conflict in Libya because such measures, in his opinion, will help to achieve resolution of the situation.

"No red lines". What keeps Turkey and Egypt from the war in Libya

The Egyptian Parliament gave to the head of state Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the right to use armed force in Libya — Cairo supports the General Haftarot, whose army controls Eastern part of the country. In response, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intensified assistance to the Government of national consensus Faiza Saraga in Tripoli. Brewing Turkish-Egyptian clash. Who will be able to reconcile the parties of the confrontation, understood to RIA Novosti.

General Khalifa Haftar and his Libyan national army (LNA) hold the towns of Sirte and al-Dzhufra where is located oil terminals, through which Europe takes the main export commodity of Libya — hydrocarbons. The national consensus government (NTC), headed by Faiz by Sarraj made an unsuccessful attempt to knock out power LNA. The situation changed after the intervention of Turkey.

Macron has called for sanctions to settle in Libya

The President of France Emmanuel macron called for sanctions against the powers involved in the conflict in Libya because such measures, in his opinion, will help to achieve resolution of the situation.

According to him, France will endeavour to further settlement of the conflict in Libya. The French leader also stressed that Europe should "carefully consider the topic of security in the Mediterranean".

Algeria has defended the integrity of Libya, said foreign Minister

Algeria supports the territorial integrity of Libya, the only way to solve the crisis is through political dialogue, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Algeria, Sabri Boukadoum.

"We came to a common opinion concerning the Libyan crisis - and there will be no military solution to this conflict. We confirmed the most important aspect - the unity of Libya and territorial integrity of Libya. The only way to resolve the crisis is through a political dialogue. You must respect the integrity and sovereignty of the Libyan state, it is necessary to use as the basis for political dialogue as the main principle (the settlement)," said Boukadoum at a briefing in Moscow after his talks with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Moscow and Ankara have discussed the situation in Libya

Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin and the representatives of the Ministry of defence discussed with the Turkish side early cessation of hostilities in Libya, says the Russian foreign Ministry.

The Russian interagency delegation led by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Vershinin held with representatives of the defense Ministry of Russia held on 21-22 July in Ankara consultations with the leaders of the various Turkish ministries led by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Sedata a Onal.

Lavrov: the decisions of the Berlin conference on Libya remain relevant

The decisions of the Berlin conference on Libya remain relevant, the ultimate goal of all efforts of the Libyan settlement should be the restoration of the sovereignty of this country, said Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at press conference following talks with his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum.

"Algeria, and Russia comply with the agreements contained in the outcome documents of the Berlin conference. And as they were endorsed by the UN Security Council. It is clearly spelled out and specific steps and their sequence, and timing. We believe that it is still relevant", - said the Russian Minister.

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