Libya Tribune

The internationally recognized Libyan Government of National Accord has begun an international movement to internationalize the issue of the UAE’s ruling regime’s interference in the country and its subversive role with the support of warlord militias Khalifa Haftar.

This movement was highlighted in the speech of the President of the Presidential Council of the Libyan government Fayez Al-Sarraj in his address to the General Assembly of the United Nations by naming the UAE, Egypt and France as the countries supporting Haftar, and denouncing their position.

Al-Sarraj condemned the UAE’s stances in support of Haftar’s war on the capital Tripoli several months ago, while seeking to criminalize Haftar internationally as an important step to exclude him from the next scene.

Government committees in Libya have been working for a long time to deliver evidence to the ICC through its recognized representative to the ICC to “prove Haftar’s crimes” and its supporters, particularly the UAE.

A Libyan government official said that Al-Sarraj’s emphasis on the need to send a fact-finding mission comes in this context to verify the credibility of the evidence sent in succession, pointing out that the trend is going well.

Observers believe that Al-Sarraj’s new move towards naming the countries that support Haftar is good and in the right direction and will have an impact in the upcoming meetings in New York or Berlin, as well as the positions of major countries such as the United States, where there are Emirati lobbies in particular, pressing in favor of Haftar.

Observers are likely to see changing international attitudes about Haftar give more room to bring the UAE ally to the ICC, especially as international actors will at least point to a move to gather evidence. They will not be able to ignore the growing demands of the Wefaq government for Haftar’s crimes.

Haftar’s war on Tripoli constituted a grave and complex complication of the crisis, and it is not easy to find a political form of the solution after turning it on the previous track.

Al-Sarraj condemned the direct support of the United Arab Emirates and Egypt for what he called a war criminal and rebel Major General Khalifa Haftar as part of conspiracies to spread chaos and sabotage in the country.

In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Al-Sarraj called on the ICC prosecutor to investigate what is happening in his country and called for Haftar to be on the international sanctions list and hold his supporters accountable.

Al-Sarraj expressed regret that “Libya is going through a serious crisis due to negative foreign intervention,” criticizing the roles of the UAE, which “allowed itself to be a media platform for militias” and “Egypt, which wants to give lessons to Libya,” pointing to the finding of “French missiles”. In an area extracted by his forces from the forces of Haftar.

Al-Sarraj said government forces fought the Islamic State and drove them, out of Sirte. He said that “what encouraged the war criminal [Haftar] is that he has the support of foreign countries,” but stressed “we will defeat him no matter who supports him,” stressing his rejection of any dialogue with Haftar.

A few days ago, Libya’s Supreme Council of State renewed its accusation against Haftar’s forces of using mercenaries and foreign aviation. He said he had “confirmed” information that Haftar’s recent offensive was backed by mercenaries and backed by foreign aviation.

Colonel Fawzi Bouharara, commander of Haftar’s forces, had admitted in late August that UAE drones had been involved in attacks on the city of Gharyan, south of Tripoli.

The UAE continues to support Haftar politically as well as with money and military equipment in order to serve its plots targeting Libya.

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Libya Complains To HRC Of UAE’s Funding Of Incitement In The Country

Libya has complained to the UN Human Rights Council that the UAE has been involved in financing incitement and promoting millions of dollars in hate speech in the country.

The head of Libya’s “Tabawi Congress” party, Issa Abdel Meguid, presented at a hearing at the High Council for Human Rights in Geneva, a certificate about the UAE’s provision of $74 million to support the hate speech in Libya.

The Tabawi Congress is a political party established in 2016. One of its goals is to defend Libya’s Tabu minority at home and abroad and to guarantee its rights and has nothing to do with the Tabu minority in other countries.

UN reports indicate that Haftar built his armies with the help of the UAE and Egypt, which supplied him with heavy equipment such as helicopters.

Two days ago, Libya’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Sadiq al-Ghariyani said countries, led by the United Arab Emirates, which backs war criminal Khalifa Haftar, were the Zionist allies from the West and supervisors of normalization with them and that they were guarded by Arabs.

Al-Ghuriani said during his weekly interview that the bombing by UAE drones and others is repeated every day and targets airports and civilian sites in Libya.

When will practical measures be taken to deter these countries that support aggression, such as cutting off cooperation and relations with them?”

Al-Gharyani confirmed that Haftar had violated the legitimacy five years ago, and that he had killed and displaced tens of thousands of the oppressed, and took their homes and money.

In a related context, the UAE continues to support Haftar politically as well as support with money and military equipment, by trying to promote internationally to serve conspiracies targeting Libya.

The US embassy in Libya announced that Ambassador Richard Norland met on Thursday the retired Libyan Major General Khalifa Haftar in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

The two men discussed the current situation in Libya and the possibility of reaching a political solution to the ongoing conflict in the country.

The press office of Haftar’s forces said in a press statement that Haftar met with the US ambassador in the framework of discussing “the military situation in Libya and the armed forces’ war on terrorism and to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.”

Abu Dhabi continues to support General Haftar against the internationally recognized Libyan Government of National Accord, which has been leading a months-long assault on the capital Tripoli.

Haftar’s forces, despite Emirati and Egyptian support for his forces, have so far failed to make any progress toward the Libyan capital, and his militias have suffered heavy losses of life and equipment.

Earlier this month, the Presidential Council of the Libyan National Accord government denounced the UAE’s permission for Ahmed Mismari, spokesman for retired Major General Khalifa Haftar, to hold a press conference in the capital Abu Dhabi.

In a statement, the Presidential Council described Abu Dhabi as allowing Haftar’s spokesman to hold his conference as a “hostile position.” The council said that this position indicates that the UAE is allowing its capital to be a media platform for the militias who attacked Tripoli.

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Al-Sarraj Calls UN To Stop UAE’s Intervention In His Country

The President of the Presidential Council in Libya Fayez al-Sarraj denounced the direct support of the UAE and Egypt to what he described as a war criminal and rebel Major General Khalifa Haftar in conspiracies of chaos and sabotage in the country.

In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, al-Sarraj called on the ICC prosecutor to investigate what is happening in his country and called for Haftar to be on the international sanctions list and hold his supporters accountable.

Al-Sarraj expressed regret that “Libya is going through a serious crisis due to negative foreign intervention,” criticizing the roles of the UAE, which “allowed itself to be a media platform for militias” and “Egypt, which wants to give lessons to Libya,” pointing to the finding of “French missiles” in an area extracted by his forces from the forces of Haftar.

Al-Sarraj said government forces fought the Islamic State Organization and drove them out of Sirte. He said that “what encouraged the war criminal is that he has the support of foreign countries,” but stressed “we will defeat him no matter who supports him,” stressing his rejection of any dialogue with Haftar.

A few days ago, Libya’s Supreme Council of State renewed its accusation against Haftar’s forces of using mercenaries and foreign aviation. He said he had “confirmed” information that Haftar’s recent offensive was backed by mercenaries and backed by foreign aviation.

Colonel Fawzi Bouharara, commander of Haftar’s forces, had admitted in late August that UAE drones had been involved in attacks on the city of Gharyan, south of Tripoli.

The UAE continues to support Haftar politically as well as with money and military equipment by trying to promote it internationally in the service of its plots targeting Libya.

A few days ago, the US embassy in Libya announced that Ambassador Richard Norland met on Thursday the retired Libyan Major General Khalifa Haftar in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

She explained that the two men discussed the current situation in Libya and the possibility of reaching a political solution to the ongoing conflict in the country.

The press office of Haftar’s forces said in a press statement that Haftar met with the US ambassador in the framework of discussing “the military situation in Libya and the armed forces’ war on terrorism and to strengthen the relationship between the two countries.”

Abu Dhabi continues to support General Haftar against the internationally recognized Libyan National Accord Government, which has been leading a months-long assault on the capital Tripoli.

Haftar’s forces, despite Emirati and Egyptian support for his forces, have so far failed to make any progress toward the Libyan capital, and his militias have suffered heavy losses of life and equipment.

Earlier this month, the Presidential Council of the Libyan National Accord government denounced the UAE’s permission for Ahmed Mismari, spokesman for retired Major General Khalifa Haftar, to hold a press conference in the capital Abu Dhabi.

In a statement, the Presidential Council described Abu Dhabi as allowing Haftar’s spokesman to hold his conference as a “hostile position.” The council said that this position indicates that the UAE is allowing its capital to be a media platform for the militias who attacked Tripoli.

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