"the EU demands that the warring parties in the Libyan capital Tripoli pulls back. But the joint statement was then France and Italy argued about the warlord Khalifa Haftar."
"56 people have been killed in the fighting."
"While the former colonial power Italy stands behind prime minister Fayez al-Sarrajs the UN-backed government in Tripoli, France has close ties to the warlord Khalifa Haftar, commander of östlibyska and självutropade the Libyan national army (LNA)."
"France blocked a first draft of an EU statement, which Reuters received. In the statement which has now been sent out, a day late, does not mention Haftar explicitly by name. Unlike the draft, it is not just the LNA forces who to blame for the situation escalated, according to Reuters."
"France has oil reserves in eastern Libya and has given military support to the LNA. Now makes the country also claims that the terror islamistgrupper have come to Tripoli to fight for the al-Sarraj-the government's side."
"LNA-forces says it will continue forward, but their rampage came to a halt in the outskirts of the capital. The fighting continues with government forces say they have taken 200 of his opponents to catch."
"It is possible even to stop the fighting, says the UN secretary-general António Guterres, after a closed meeting with the security council. He has already warned that it all can develop into a very dangerous spiral of violence."
"– It is still possible to get to a ceasefire, to bring to an end the violence and avoid the worst, which would be a dramatic, bloody battle of Tripoli, " says Guterres."
"After almost a week of battles in the Tripoliområdet has 56 people have been killed and 266 injured, according to the world health organisation (WHO) figures. Around 8 000 people have been forced to flee their homes."
"at the same time, russia terrorrörelsen IS that it killed six LNA-soldiers near the city of Sabha, in southwestern Libya. IS-the attack is confirmed by the LNA, which, however, denies that any of its soldiers have been killed."