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Russia Sends Haftar Back Empty Handed

Russia is calling on General Khalifa Haftar to get involved to take part in political dialogue in Libya. The Russian government also said it will not be supplying Haftar with weapons. At the Mediterranean Dialogues conference held in Rome, Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov called for the inclusion of …

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Libya Accused Russian Sailors of Smuggling Oil

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed the release of three of its sailors on Tuesday who were detained in Libya. Andrei Krynin, Stanislav Sirotkin and Valery Savitsky were permitted to return to Russia after legal proceedings in Tripoli for an investigation concluded that accused the sailors …

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Russia Continues to Keep its Embassy in Tripoli Closed

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Friday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said it will continue to keep its embassy in Tripoli closed for security reasons. “To date, there is neither Russian military nor civilian presence in Libya. For now, we are not planning to restore it, including on security grounds. …

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