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Tripoli meeting and the formation of a joint force


It has become clear the extent of the impact of the US decade-long strategy for Libya to prevent conflict and promote stability, and the extent of its reflection on the course of events and their development in Libya.

As a continuation of the Tunis Dialogue on March 15, 2023 AD, Sponsored by the UN mission, the  Committee (5+5) and a group of military and security leaders from the East and West, In which they agreed on the need for communication between security and military units to ensure real results on the ground and to repeat joint meetings for further arrangement and coordination.

An important meeting was held in Tripoli in the halls of the Rixos Complex on Sunday, March 26, 2023  , which included the Joint Military Committee (5 + 5), And a number of security and military leaders representing both sides of the conflict in Libya, Headed by Lieutenant General Mohamed Al-Haddad, Chief of Staff of the Libyan Army, appointed by the Presidential Council in his capacity as Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army according to the political agreement “Geneva”, and  Lieutenant General Abdel Razek Al-Nadhouri, Chief of Staff of the Libyan  Arab Armed Forces, in charge of Parliament .

It was noted that no press conference was held after the end of the meeting that allowed journalists to ask questions revealing the discussions that took place and the resulting  recommendations. Despite the discussion that expressed the existence of fundamental differences, most notably the nature of the end of the role of the “General Command of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces” after the process of  merging and unifying security and military institutions, However, the participants were keen to show the success of the meeting by highlighting some points that were discussed and around which there was a degree of agreement. The participants in the meeting confirmed the following:

  • Formation of a unified government for all Libyan state institutions.
  • Commitment to follow up the elections and the need for the House of Representatives and the State Council to complete the tasks entrusted to them.
  • The dialogue must be intra-Libyan and within Libya. He rejected foreign interference in Libyan affairs.
  • Intensify efforts to meet the challenges facing the displaced and those affected by battles and wars.
  • Full commitment to the results of the dialogues between the military and security leaders that were set during their first and second meetings, which were held in Tunis and Tripoli.
  • He rejected fighting and all forms of violence throughout the Libyan territory.
  • Continuing work to unify the military institutions through the Chiefs of Staff, unification of security institutions, and other state institutions.


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