Libya Talks Aimed At Unified Government To Begin

The warring parties in the conflict in Libya will hold talks in neighbouring Tunisia today as part of a continuing peace process.

The two sides – the Government of National Accord based in Tripoli and the eastern parliament led by Gen Khalifa Haftar – signed a ceasefire last month, and will today start negotiations on forming a single government with the aim of holding elections.

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The head of the UN mission, Stephanie Williams, said there had already been significant progress and these latest talks offered Libyans a unique opportunity.

Seventy-five people will take part in the talks, selected by the UN to represent Libya’s political, military and social factions.


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