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GNA "should Resist Egypt's Ceasefire Proposal for Libya"

By David Mack, for The Atlantic Council. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) is at a crucial juncture. They have momentum on the ground, but they risk losing the chance to restore a unified Libya […]

Libya's GNA, LNA "to Restart Ceasefire Talks"

By John Lee. Khalifa Haftar's eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) and the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli have reportedly agreed to restart ceasefire talks. According to Reuters, a statement from the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said it welcomed their plan to resume talks based on earlier so-called 5+5 […]

UN Secretary-General on calls for Humanitarian Pause

Statement attributable to the spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the positive response of Libyan parties to calls for humanitarian pause The Secretary-General welcomes the positive responses by the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army (LNA) on 18 and 21 March respectively, to the calls for a humanitarian pause to stop the […]

Draft Ceasefire Agreed at Geneva Talks

UNSMIL Statement on Conclusion of Second Round of 5+5 Joint Military Commission Talks The second round of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) talks to reach a lasting ceasefire and to restore security to civilian areas concluded on 23 February at the Palace of Nations in Geneva. The talks took place in the presence […]

Video: Libya Ceasefire Talks Resume in Geneva

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Talks to establish a lasting ceasefire in Libya have resumed in Geneva. It is the latest attempt to forge a political deal between Libya's internationally-recognised government and renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar. But as […]

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 […]