Mahmoud al Werfalli's killing underscores the risks of violent escalation on the ground that poses the biggest challenge to Libya's new unity government.
The UN's decision evoked criticism with regional experts telling TRT World that Libya will slide into more chaos if Aguila Saleh is allowed to shape the country's future.
If Biden could rein in the likes of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, experts say he may pressure such leaders to reduce their involvement in Libya.
Although the negotiations to find a political solution for Libya are ongoing, warlord Khalifa Haftar’s militias, including foreign mercenaries, are building a warlike momentum in the region.
Breaking truces is one of Haftar's latest ploys to remain relevant in the ongoing conflict. Except for the UAE, the warlord is fast becoming a spent force, according to regional experts.
As German Foreign Minister Maas visited Tripoli, Turkish Defence Minister Akar was also in the country to “observe activities” being conducted in line with the agreement reached between Turkey and Libya.
With a ramped-up Russian and Emirati presence in Libya, Turkey is engaging international stakeholders to maintain stability and prevent aggressive expansion.
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar has warned the United Arab Emirates of committing acts of malice in the two war-torn countries, urging it to reconsider its agenda of spreading sedition.
The Libyan warlord faces an ICC investigation for his alleged role in mass grave burials and resistance from his allies.
Unlike Turkey, which was requested to help defend the legitimate UN-recognised government in Tripoli, Egypt has no such mandate to enter Libya.
Ankara and Moscow considering creation of joint working group to reach immediate ceasefire in North African country, a joint statement says.
The corporation has the full backing of the US but Haftar attempts to use it as a bargaining chip to have the upper hand in political negotiations.
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