In the last few years, the Russian company Tatneft has been expanding its business in the MENA region. Its roots in the Tatarstan Republic make it a perfect tool in the hands of the Kremlin, which wants to balance the Western influence in the area.
Tag: North Africa
The Libyan crisis directly interests Italy which in the last days tried to manage the escalation inviting in Rome Khalifa Haftar and Fayez al-Serraj without any success. In fact, the Italian attempt to conduct its personal diplomacy resulted in a disaster when al-Serraj refused to come to Rome as a sign of protest against the Italian government that since 2014 have supported Tripoli government and now with a late desperate move wants to protect its interests in North Africa creating a network of contact with the different Libyan local key actors as Haftar.
The confrontation between al-Serraj and Haftar in Libya is creating the conditions for the expansion of the jihadist activities in the country. The lack of control in Libya might have serious repercussions for the entire North Africa and direct consequence for the security of the European Union and in particular Italy.
Nel 2014 il Majlis Shura Shabab al-Islam (Consiglio della Shura dei giovani islamici) presta giuramento di fedeltà all’Isis, seguendo lo stesso schema dei diversi gruppi sparsi in Libia, come Ansal…