EU is now focused on sealing its external borders. Instead, it should have championed stability and economic growth in the countries of departure and transit, while creating regular migration routes.
Media mentions – Middle East and North Africa
Moscow is focused on having an outpost in Libya and consolidating the relations with the country, while Haftar seeks new credibility and support from the Kremlin after Prigozhin’s death
The West finds itself in a position where it cannot conclude agreements with the Kremlin on Iran, but with Tehran there is an opportunity for openness
Russia and Iran can work in areas where there are common interests, but also avoid areas of tension and work more towards where they really have synergies
I would refrain from considering Morocco’s lack of acceptance of humanitarian aid from France as a milestone or a further step in the framework of tensions between the two countries
Derna’s citizens are afraid: the Russian, Emirate and Egyptian military could exploit the situation to loot what is left of the city and root their presence on the ground
Especially in the runup to an election year for President Biden, I do think there’s going to be pitfalls here