Sarradsch came on Tuesday evening with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Maas called for an “immediate ceasefire” in Libya. Previously Sarradsch was the Italian head of government, Giuseppe Conte in Rome.
“Now it is up to all sides to reach an immediate ceasefire”, as the UN special envoy, Ghassan Salame had requested, wrote to Maas in the short message service Twitter on the occasion of the meeting with Sarradsch. “The suffering of the population must have an end.” In the evening received Merkel Sarradsch in the Chancellery.
Conte has warned after the conversation with Sarradsch in Rome, there is “no military solution”, which can guarantee the stabilization of Libya. “The military solution would go in any case, at the cost of human life,” warned Conte. Of the Meeting of the two heads of government, nothing to urge but first the outside.
According to Libya’s wants to get Sarradsch with the trip to Europe “support against the Aggression,” Haftars. Conte, however, has made it clear that he would soon meet Haftar. The Italian head of government, under a slip of the tongue: After the Meeting with Sarradsch he said that he had spoken with “President Haftar” – then he corrected himself quickly.
The renegade General Khalifa Haftar had on 4. April an Offensive on Tripoli, where the international recognized government of national unity has its seat. Since then, the government will deliver a faithful troops and units Haftars fierce battles. According to the world health organization (WHO) have been killed so far, more than 430 people. More than 55’000 people have been displaced according to the UN.
The organization Doctors without borders called for the “emergency rescue caged refugees in the combat zone in Tripoli”. “More than 3,000 arbitrarily imprisoned refugees and migrants” were “close to the battle zone in Tripoli in acute danger” – including pregnant women and children. It was “inconceivable that Germany and the EU, almost nothing to the rescue search the Protection to do”.
a few weeks Ago, U.S. President Donald Trump was on the phone with Haftar and his “significant role” in the fight against terrorism and in the protection of the Libyan Oil reserves appreciated. Tripoli accuses but particularly Paris, to support Haftar. On Wednesday France wants to meet the head of state, Emmanuel Macron Sarradsch in the Elysée Palace.
In Libya, there is a Nato-backed popular uprising and the overthrow of longtime ruler Muammar al-Gaddafi in 2011, Chaos. The government in Tripoli is weak and has large parts of the country under control. General Haftar supports a rival government in the East of Libya. He is supported by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and France.
The troops Haftars announced on Tuesday the launch of a combat aircraft, the government’s loyal troops. The Pilot of the Mirage F1 had been taken after the launch in the Region of al-Hira 70 kilometers South of Tripoli, captured, as the self-proclaimed Libyan National army (LNA) to your Facebook page.
There was talk of a “Portuguese mercenaries”. Photos of a man in Uniform was to be seen, apparently had a head wound.
The Portuguese Ministry of defense informed, on request, it will miss no Pilot and there is currently neither a Mission in Libya, the armed forces have a Mirage F1 in their fleet.