On 15 July, the UNSC held a meeting on Libya attended by 15 Member States. On 15 July, the Italian Chamber of Deputies voted to renew Italy’s funding to train the Libyan coast guard. On 19 July, Libyan TV channel 218 claimed that Turkish military officers had entered Bani Walid following operations of the 444 Brigade.

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On 13 July, the GNU establish a joint security operations room to reinforce security in Libya’s southern region. On 15 July, the LNA’s 128 Battalion mobilised some of its forces to al-Shuwayrif. On 19 July, a new brigade in Tajoura was created under the command of the GNU.

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On 8 July, a Turkish frigate departed Libya’s al-Khoms, having reportedly arrived in late June carrying Turkish military officers. On 10 July, the GNU Army Chief of Staff arrived in Russia for a five-day visit to discuss the Libyan crisis, military reunification, and the command of the Libyan army. On 10 July, the head of UNSMIL met the head of the LNA, Khalifa Haftar.

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On 10 July, Fathi Bashaagha signed an agreement with the US law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP to lobby on his behalf. On 12 July, the PC stated that consultations for the appointment of the GNU Minister of Defence remain ongoing.

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On 1 July, a US court ruled that Khalifa Haftar could not claim head-of-state immunity in the lawsuits accusing him of war crimes. On 3 July, Egyptian President Sisi inaugurated the opening of an Egyptian Naval base. On 5 July, the Greek consulate opened in Benghazi.

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From 28 June – 2 July, the LPDF met in Geneva, to finalise the constitutional basis and electoral law for national elections. On 5 July, Dabaiba claimed that he was looking to appoint two new deputies for the Ministry of Defence.

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