Russia’s plan to open up consular services in Benghazi is another sign that Moscow is not ready to give up on warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Regional experts say warlord Khalifa Haftar is making desperate attempts to prolong his existence in the country but the ground is slipping under his feet.
Turkey's support for Libya under the deal on security and military cooperation prevented a civil war and human tragedy, says Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tripoli.
Talking to TRT World, experts say that Moscow has managed to position itself in the oil crescent region with the help of Russian-backed Wagner mercenaries.
The pro-Haftar politician, Aguila Saleh, has proposed a change in capital. However, critics see this as yet another obstacle towards peace.
One of the main backers of warlord Haftar, Cairo's decision of sending a delegation to Tripoli has generated a lukewarm response from regional observers.
As long as Libya's internationally-recognized government needs Ankara's support to stave off destabilising actors like France and Egypt, Turkey will continue to have its military presence in the country.
Russia is accused of using a Syrian airline to send mercenaries to the warlord Khalifa Haftar, with France and the UAE in support.
UN envoy Stephanie Williams calls the situation in Libya a “serious crisis”.
According to Libyan officials, Russia is sending more mercenaries to support warlord Khalifa Haftar, including those from Syrian regime forces and other assorted criminals.
Forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) had taken control of the Al Watiya airbase, 140 kilometres (90 miles) southwest of Tripoli, from warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias in May.
The UN chief also expressed his shock at the recent discovery of mass graves in territory recently recaptured from Haftar's militia.
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