Russia wants a frozen conflict in Libya

Source: The Hill - View Original Article
Published: May 04, 2020
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70% Liberal


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Sentiments

95% "In Azerbaijan, Russia holds separate peace talks over the future of Nagorno Karabakh, instead of furthering the internationally mandated Minsk process.""
92% "Libya's Interior Minister recently reported that Russia's Wagner Group used a chemical nerve agent against government forces.""
90% "Despite the overwhelming evidence of Russia's involvement on the rebel side, Moscow maintains correct relations with the Government of National Unity.""
89% "If the West wants to maintain a presence east of Italy, it needs to take the following steps:""
88% "The Boomer TV president NATO punishment won't make Hungary's dictator change course Russia's prime minister has coronavirus: report MORE has issued a peace plan ..."
87% "In Ukraine, Vladimir PutinVladimir""
85% "In Moldova, Russia keeps troops bivouacked in Transdniestria while calling for negotiations with the central government.""
83% "In Syria, Russia calls on the world community to recognize the central government of Bashar al-Assad, while it actively supports groups opposed to the ..."
78% "As for the Berlin conference, Russia has indicated its time is past: Instead of a UN-sponsored peace conference, Russia's call for diplomacy includes the ..."
75% "In Moscow, we remain convinced that the only possible resolution in Libya can be through political and diplomatic communication between all parties, above all ..."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

95% : In Azerbaijan, Russia holds separate peace talks over the future of Nagorno Karabakh, instead of furthering the internationally mandated Minsk process.
92% : Libya's Interior Minister recently reported that Russia's Wagner Group used a chemical nerve agent against government forces.
90% : Despite the overwhelming evidence of Russia's involvement on the rebel side, Moscow maintains correct relations with the Government of National Unity.
89% : If the West wants to maintain a presence east of Italy, it needs to take the following steps:
88% : The Boomer TV president NATO punishment won't make Hungary's dictator change course Russia's prime minister has coronavirus: report MORE has issued a peace plan that calls for a peaceful end of that conflict -- but Russia will not allow Kyiv to control its own borders until the Kremlin-backed rebels have their demands met.
87% : In Ukraine, Vladimir PutinVladimir
85% : In Moldova, Russia keeps troops bivouacked in Transdniestria while calling for negotiations with the central government.
83% : In Syria, Russia calls on the world community to recognize the central government of Bashar al-Assad, while it actively supports groups opposed to the legitimate governments of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
78% : As for the Berlin conference, Russia has indicated its time is past: Instead of a UN-sponsored peace conference, Russia's call for diplomacy includes the statement: "Russia remains in contact with all participants in the Libyan conference.
75% : In Moscow, we remain convinced that the only possible resolution in Libya can be through political and diplomatic communication between all parties, above all those in conflict," he said.
75% : The Caspian and Black Seas have become Russian lakes.
74% : In 2017 Moscow flew dozens of Haftar's wounded soldiers to Russia for treatment.
70% : Putin began providing Haftar with military advice, diplomatic support at the United Nations, and even its own printed money.
68% : Washington Institute's Anna Borshchevskaya documents a deeper Russian involvement than merely supplying mercenaries.
68% : Haftar reportedly reached out to Moscow for support sometime around 2015.
64% : Russia has used the same tactic in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
63% : In exchange, he promised to give Russia energy deals and port access.
55% : Vladimirovich PutinDonald
51% : Now it begins again in Libya.
51% : With a major naval base in Syria, if Russia succeeds in becoming the indispensable actor in Libya, Putin will have succeeded in gaining control of the Eastern Mediterranean.
48% : Neither does Russia call for all parties to accept the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord; nor does it insist that Haftar's rebels lay down their arms.
48% : We have seen this before.
39% : Russian sources said the Libyans must implement the proposals from the January 2020 Berlin conference.
38% : Yet, being able to operate a Russian air defense system is a high-end skill that not many mercenaries have, and raises questions about the full extent of Russia's presence there.
33% : Afterwards, Russia again insisted on diplomacy while recognizing the governments of the breakaway areas of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
32% : In Georgia, Russia insisted it would provide a peacekeeping force -- until it used that peacekeeping force to fight in the 2015 war.
29% : Haftar's primary fighters are not Libyans, but Russian mercenary soldiers from the Wagner Group, the same "non-governmental unit" that Russia deploys in Ukraine and Syria to do its ground fighting.
29% : The U.S. military believes that either Russian mercenaries or Haftar loyalists used Russian air defense systems to shoot down an American drone outside Tripoli last November.
25% : What Russia did not mention was the support Haftar is receiving from the Kremlin itself.
16% : As Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar unilaterally announced his acceptance of the Libyan presidency, Russian reaction was predictable: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called for diplomacy. "
16% : This gives it the veneer of being merely an interested bystander instead of an active participant in the conflict.
3% : Russia has pushed the West out of the Caucasus, made an attempt to peel Turkey away from NATO, seeks to use its energy policies to make Europe dependent on its good graces.

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