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Russia receives UN proposal on strengthening cessation of hostilities in Libya – Moscow

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

MOSCOW – The UN envoy Ghassan Salame has handed over to Russia a draft agreement on the stabilization and strengthening of the cessation of hostilities in Libya, according to Russia Today TV channel.

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 of and with the participation of the Special Representative of the Secretary General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan UniSalamé.

UNSMIL and Libya’s two rival parties prepared a draft ceasefire agreement to facilitate the safe return of civilians to their areas with the implementation of a joint monitoring mechanism under the auspices of UNSMIL and the JMC.

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