In breakthrough, Libya's warring factions to sign cease-fire deal, U.N. says

In breakthrough, Libya's warring factions to sign cease-fire deal, U.N. says

10/23/2020 2:58:00 PM

In breakthrough, Libya's warring factions to sign cease-fire deal, U.N. says

The United Nations says the two sides in Libyan military talks have reached a 'historic achievement' with a permanent cease-fire agreement.

On paper, Libya should be booming. It’s one of the world’s top 10 countries in oil reserves.Ali Abushahma, the head of the delegation and a field commander for the U.N.-supported administration in Tripoli, said: “We have had enough suffering, enough bloodshed. ... We hope we will change the suffering on all the territories of Libya, especially in the south.

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Advertisement“I appeal to all Libya: Be one hand,” he said, warning about polarization by factions.The meetings this week mark the fourth round of talks involving the Joint Military Commission under Williams’ watch. The Geneva-based military talks come ahead of a political forum in Tunisia in November. That forum aims to “generate consensus on a unified governance framework and arrangements that will lead to the holding of national elections,” the U.N. mission said.

On Wednesday, Williams had said thatthe two warring factions Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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UN: Geneva talks can pave way for Libya ceasefireUN's Libya envoy Stephanie Williams says the government and Haftar's militia have agreed on issues that “directly impact the lives and welfare of the Libyan people,” noting that the thorny work to cement a ceasefire will continue.

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UN: Geneva talks can pave way for Libya ceasefireUN's Libya envoy Stephanie Williams says the government and Haftar's militia have agreed on issues that “directly impact the lives and welfare of the Libyan people,” noting that the thorny work to cement a ceasefire will continue.