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Libya summit in Berlin agrees to strengthen arms embargo – Merkel

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

BERLIN – The rival parties in the Libyan conflict and their international backers agreed at a summit in Berlin that an arms embargo must be respected and strengthened to reach a lasting ceasefire on the ground, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday.

German foreign Minister Heiko Maas, speaking at a news conference with Merkel, said a follow-up committee on Libya would be set up which would spell out further steps needed to reach a ceasefire.

(Reuters)

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