Haftar’s Libyan army announced cessation of hostilities

TRIPOLI, (BM) – Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced the cessation of hostilities. This was announced by the official representative of the LNA, Major General Ahmed al-Mismari, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.

Read more: 24/7 BulgarianMilitary.com – All about Libyan civil war

It is noted that the LNA reserves the right to “immediately and harshly respond to any violations by terrorist groups.”

On April 28, the LNA announced the adoption of Libyan government. Haftar said that the 2015 Shirat Agreement, which resulted in the formation of the PNS, is being terminated. The European Union refused to recognize the authority of the field marshal.

Libyan civil war

In Libya, armed clashes are currently taking place between supporters of different leaders. The country is led by the Government of National Accord (GNA), headed by Prime Minister Fayez Saraj, the “eastern government” led by Abdullah Abdurrahaman at-Thani.

The eastern government is supported by the commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar.

Recall that January 13 in Moscow, negotiations were held between the heads of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalif Haftar and the Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiz Sarraj. Also present were members of the Foreign Ministries of Russia and Turkey.

On the meeting the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has notified Russia about the conditions for continuing negotiations on the signing of a peace agreement in Libya.

According to the requirements of Haftar, the militias operating in Libya are required to surrender weapons in the period from 45 to 90 days. This process should be controlled by a special commission created by the LNA together with the UN

Haftar also refused to recognize Turkey as an intermediary in resolving the situation in Libya, since the Turkish side is not neutral and supports the Government of National Accord (GNA).

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