13 iulie 2020

America cannot stand by while Russia plays games in Libya


Russia has announced it wants peace in Libya, according to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov . He told reporters that Russia is working with Turkey on an immediate ceasefire agreement. Russia’s commitment to the process is questionable, however. Lavrov’s announcement followed the weekend postponement of ministerial-level talks on the ceasefire. Russia has had heavy military involvement in Libya’s civil war. The United Nations reported in May that 800 to 1,200 Russian mercenaries from the Wagner [...]