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2020-12-28 Africa North
Top Egypt officials visit Libya capital for first time in years
[Jpost] Senior Egyptian security officials visited the Libyan capital Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
for the first time in years on Sunday and held talks with officials from the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), the Libyan interior ministry said.

The visit was the first for senior Egyptian officials to Tripoli since 2014 when the country entered a civil war between the GNA, based in the capital, and the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Khalia Haftar.

Tripoli's government is backed by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
while LNA is backed by Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

Libya descended into chaos after the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
-backed overthrow of leader Muammar Qadaffy
...who single-handedly turned a moderately prosperous kingdom into a dictator's fantasyland and was then murdered by his indignant subjects 42 years later...
in 2011, and Egypt is concerned about instability in its neighbor and Turkey’s support for Tripoli forces.

GNA Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha and Head of the Intelligence Service Emad Trabelsi discussed "ways to support the ceasefire agreement and discuss the outputs of the 5+5 committee" with the Egyptian delegation, the Libyan interior ministry said in a statement.
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