Published: January 14, 2020
Progress announced in Moscow on Libya ceasefire negotiations Progress announced in Moscow on Libya ceasefire negotiations Progress announced in Moscow on Libya ceasefire negotiations
Progress announced in Moscow on Libya ceasefire negotiations
13 de enero de 2020, 15:30Moscow, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mavlut Covusoglu announced today progress in negotiations for the signing of an agreement aimed at ending hostilities in Libya.
At a joint press conference Lavrov said that the Prime Minister of Libya's Government of National Accord, Fayez al-Sarraj, and members of his Parliament, had signed an agreement to end hostilities.The head of the Libyan National Army, General Khalifa Haftar, requested a delay until tomorrow to sign the document, which he described as positive.Lavrov said the negotiations, which lasted more than eight hours, were mediated by the Russian and Turkish defence and foreign ministers.Cavusoglu also referred to the progress made in the talks and stressed that the peace process is the result of a proposal made by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after their recent meeting in Istanbul.The talks also took place amidst UN efforts to end the conflict in Libya, the Turkish Foreign minister reported.rly/cg/abo/mgt/to source