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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".

Lavrov called for talks on Libya neighboring countries

In the negotiations on the Libyan resolution must involve not only all parties to the conflict, but all the neighbors of Libya, said Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at press conference following talks with his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum.

"We are convinced that at this stage of our common efforts and all the Libyan parties should engage in direct negotiations, and all the neighbors of Libya must have a voice in shaping the conditions for mezhliviysky settlement," Lavrov said.

Lavrov held talks with foreign Minister of UAE

The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Emirati counterpart Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan topical issues of bilateral and regional agenda, the parties called for an early cessation of hostilities in Libya, said Friday the Russian foreign Ministry.

The conversation between the two Ministers was held on the initiative of the UAE side.

Erdogan criticized Egypt's action in Libya

Egypt's action in Libya to assist the head of the Libyan national army, the Caliph Haftarot illegal, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to the journalists on Friday.

In late June, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that his country is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming them. The President also said that any direct interference of Egypt in Libya now has the legitimacy under international law. According to him, the "red line" for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, located about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt, and the province Dzhufra.

The expert assessed the probability of collision in Turkey and Egypt in Libya

Thing to direct confrontation of Turkish and Egyptian soldiers in Libya, apparently, will not come, said to RIA Novosti, living in Ankara, the expert of the Russian Council on international Affairs Timur Akhmetov.

In late June, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that his country is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming them. The President also said that any direct interference of Egypt in Libya now has the legitimacy under international law. According to him, the "red line" for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, located about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt, and the province Dzhufra.

Lukashenko told about modernization of the armed forces of Belarus

Belarus has upgraded its armed forces, given the wars and conflicts that occurred in the world in recent decades, said Thursday the President of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.

As reported on the official website of the President Lukashenka on Thursday visited the 103rd Vitebsk separate guards airborne brigade, where he talked with soldiers. He, in particular, noted that over the past decade in Minsk and watched the war in Afghanistan, developments in Iraq, the Chechen war in Russia and the current clashes in Syria and Libya.

Russia called on the parties to the Libyan conflict to cease fire

Russia calls on the parties to the conflict in Libya to prevent a new round of escalation and immediate ceasefire, said on Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

As the diplomat noted, the situation on the ground remains tense, and according to some, "the warring Libyan sides just took a break to regroup for the resumption of the armed confrontation".

The foreign Ministry said the threat of further internationalization of the conflict in Libya

The lack of lasting peace in Libya may lead to further destruction of socio-economic infrastructure in the country, also increasing the risk of further internationalization of the Libyan conflict, said Thursday the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

"It is fraught with new victims among the population, further destruction of economic and social infrastructure, the threat and further internationalization of the conflict", - said Zakharov, Recalling the recent decision of the house of representatives (Parliament of Libya, ruling in the East) to authorize the participation of the armed forces of Egypt in the Libyan conflict.

Putin held a telephone conversation with crown Prince of UAE

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan discussed Libya, noting the importance of dialogue and the consolidation of international efforts for a diplomatic settlement, the press service of the Kremlin.

It is noted that the conversation took place at the initiative of the UAE side.

In the EU there is no alternative to a political settlement in Libya

In the European Union there is no alternative to political settlement of the conflict in Libya on the basis of the Berlin conference, said the representative of the European Commission at a press conference in Brussels, answering the request of journalists to comment on the appeal of the Parliament of Eastern Libya to Egypt to support the struggle against the "foreign interference".

"Yesterday a meeting of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs, on which, in particular, discussed the situation in Libya... it said that the situation remains difficult, ongoing violations of the arms embargo, we intend to strengthen the sanctions regime to the UN resolution implemented. Josep Borrell made it clear that the only possible solution is a political process on the basis of the Berlin conference", - said the representative of the European Commission.

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