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Moscow: Russia and Turkey agree to push for Libya ceasefire

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

MOSCOW – Russia and Turkey have agreed to continue efforts to bring about a long-term and sustainable ceasefire in Libya, Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

Following high-level Russian-Turkish consultations on Libya in Ankara, both sides have agreed to “continue joint efforts, including influencing the Libyan parties, in order to create conditions for a long-term and sustainable ceasefire in Libya”.

The two countries vouched to “contribute to the advancement of the inter-Libyan political dialogue in accordance with the decisions of the Berlin Conference on Libya (January 19, 2020) and in coordination with the UN“.

Moscow and Ankara also agreed to “consider the creation of a Joint Working Group on Libya” and “hold the next round of consultations in Moscow in the near future.”

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