Putin, Merkel call for adherence to ceasefire in Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday held a phone call in which they stressed the need for Libya’s feuding factions to adhere to a ceasefire.

“During an exchange of opinions on the situation in Libya, they (President Putin and Chancellor Merkel) stressed that the conflict sides must adhere to the ceasefire regime and implement the decisions of the Berlin conference that took place in January of this year,” the Kremlin Press service said.

The meeting resolved to instill a ceasefire in the North African country and also called upon foreign powers to refrain from interfering in Libya’s affairs.


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