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Parties to the conflict in Libya declared readiness for dialogue

TRIPOLI, (BM) – The parties to the conflict in Libya – the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar – agreed to resume negotiations, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing representatives of the UN mission in this country.

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According to the international organization, the negotiations will be held in the “5 + 5” format. It is noted that the parties also agreed on a ceasefire. The UN welcomed such a decision and hoped for a peace treaty.

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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