Ceasefire Accord Reached in Libyan Civil War

(New York Times) Nick Cumming-Bruce - Libya's two main warring factions - the Government of National Accord, based in the capital Tripoli, and the Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar, based in the country's east - signed a permanent cease-fire agreement at the UN in Geneva on Friday. It called for the withdrawal of all foreign forces and mercenaries within three months, to be monitored by the UN. The latest agreement comes after Haftar's forces were forced to retreat in June from their positions around Tripoli, which they had sought to capture for 15 months.

2020-10-26 00:00:00

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