Published: January 11, 2020
Libya forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar announced on January 11 a ceasefire starting 00:01 a.m. (03:31 IST) on January 12 conditional on acceptance by their rivals, spokesman Ahmed Mismari said in a statement.
Turkey and Russia urged Libya's warring parties on January 8 to declare a ceasefire on January 12 amid clashes and air strikes in a conflict drawing increasing foreign involvement and concern.
Turkey backs Fayez al-Serraj's Tripoli-based, internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), while Russian military contractors have been deployed alongside General Khalifa Haftar's eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA). source