Day: January 18, 2020

À Berlin, une conférence pour consolider la trêve en Libye

Le chef du Gouvernement d'union nationale (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, le maréchal Khalifa Haftar, homme fort de l'Est libyen, et les principaux acteurs internationaux de la crise en Libye seront réunis dimanche à Berlin pour tenter de mettre fin à un conflit qui ravage le pays depuis la chute de Mouammar Kadhafi en 2011. Objectif principal : consolider le cessez-le-feu.

Libya civil war: UN envoy Salamé says foreign intervention must end

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Mr Salamé said foreign intervention has created a “vicious cycle” of violence in Libya

The UN's Libya envoy Ghassan Salamé has called on foreign powers to stop interfering in Libya's civil war.
On the eve of peace talks in Berlin, Mr Salamé said foreign support of proxy groups in the conflict had created a “vicious cycle” of violence.
But Mr Salamé told the BBC that he was optimistic about the negotiations.
It comes after nine months of conflict between the powerful General Khalifa Haftar and the UN-backed government in the capital Tripoli.
A truce was announced earlier this month between Gen Haftar and the Government of National Accord (GNA).

But both sides blame each other for reported breaches of the agreement, and attempts to broker a lasting ceasefire broke down last week at a summit in Moscow.
On Saturday, forces loyal to Gen Haftar blocked oil exports from several major Libyan ports. The move is a damaging blow to the country&#..