the Commander of the Libyan national army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar is ready to cooperate to resolve the conflict in Libya. He supported the observance of the current ceasefire, reported the official blog of the German foreign Ministry on Twitter.
“General Haftar has expressed readiness to contribute to the success of the conference on Libya in Berlin and take part in it. He reiterated the commitment to uphold the ongoing cease – fire,” given in the blog words of the head of the German Ministry Heiko Maas.
Außenminister @HeikoMaas nach Gespräch mit General Haftar in Bengasi:
General Haftar hat deutlich gemacht: Er will zum Erfolg der Libyen-Konferenz in Berlin einen Beitrag leisten und ist grds. bereit teilzunehmen. Hat Er zugesagt, den bestehenden Waffenstillstand einzuhalten. pic.twitter.com/X9aAdylk43
— Auswärtiges Amt (@AuswaertigesAmt) 16 January 2020.
As reported earlier, on January 16, Maas has held talks with the Haftarot in the Libyan city of Benghazi. Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of the transfer to Libya of the Turkish troops, which should support the national consensus Government.
the international conference on the settlement of the Libyan conflict will take place in Berlin on January 19. The Prime Minister of netsolace Faiz Sarraj and field Marshal Khalifa Haftar confirmed their participation in the event.
the cease-fire in Libya is valid from 12 January. 13 Jan Sarraj the signed in Moscow agreement on ceasefire and the Haftarot asked for time to consider and approval of the document with the sheikhs of tribes that support it.
In the end, the commander of the LDF have not signed the agreement. Instead, it was resumed in the South of Tripoli. As reported on 15 January, units of the Libyan national army launched a missile attack on the capital.
In 2011, the Libyan civil war began, which was overthrown and then killed the head of state, Muammar Gaddafi. In this moment in the East of the country is a Parliament elected by the people, and on the West by the centre in Tripoli – the government of Faiz Zarraga, formed with the support of the UN and the European Union.