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Haftar Leaves Moscow Without Signing Ceasefire

By John Lee. The head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, has reportedly left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement drafted at talks in Russia on yesterday. According to Reuters, his failure to sign the agreement at talks mediated by Turkey and Russia may complicate a diplomatic effort to stabilise the situation in […]

GNA and LNA to Halt Military Operations

The embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Delegation of the European Union join the UN Support Mission for Libya in welcoming the acceptance by parties in Libya of a ceasefire on January 12 and announcement that both the GNA and LNA will halt military operations. We urge the […]

UNSMIL publishes Ceasefire Consolidation Agreement

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published the details of the Ceasefire Consolidation Agreement signed last week. It includes a commitment to publish a package of economic reforms this week. The full text of the statement folllows: Based on the 4 September Ceasefire Agreement and the 6 September Security Council statement demanding immediate […]

Ceasefire-Related Security Dialogue for Tripoli

The United Nations Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting today to discuss the consolidation of the 4 September 2018 ceasefire, agree on a monitoring and verification mechanism and begin talks on the security arrangements in the Greater Tripoli area. The meeting, convened in the western Libyan city of Zawiya, was attended by representatives […]

EU Ministers call to Implement Ceasefire

The EU has urged all parties in Libya to live up to their responsibility to participate constructively in dialogue and fully implement a cease-fire. Welcoming the resumption of the UN-facilitated political dialogue in Rabat, EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels today also called on regional actors and neighbours to use their influence to ensure a […]

Libyan Army Agrees Partial Ceasefire

BBC News reports that the Libyan army has declared a partial ceasefire from Midnight on Sunday, two days after some of the militias based in western Libya announced a unilateral truce. However, the army said its forces would adhere to the truce but would continue to pursue “terrorists“. The decision comes after the first round […]

Initiative for Cessation of Military Ops in Kikla-Qala

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has proposed a cessation of military operations in the areas of Kikla and Qala in western Libya for at least four days, effective at 00:00 on 18 October 2014, to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance. Letters detailing the initiative, which is supported by the Government of […]