Jason Pack for Al Jazeera on Geneva talks on Libya
Founder of Libya-Analysis LLC Jason Pack was quoted in an Al Jazeera article published on 18 February. Al Jazeera reports on the renewal of tensions in Tripoli resulting from airstrikes by the Libyan National Army (LNA) on Tripoli port. The LNA reportedly targeted a Turkish cargo ship carrying ammunition and weapons, indicating its opposition to the Turkish support provided to the Government of National Accord (GNA). The GNA responded by accusing the LNA of targeting civilian infrastructure, and suspended its participation in the second round of negotiations with the UNSMIL-mediated 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission. For Pack, the ceasefire talks are not likely to succeed as long as the UN arms embargo is not successfully implemented in Libya.
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