Militias such as the Libyan National Army have controlled Libya since late 2011.
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Sarraj to meet in ParisMilitary commander Khalifa Haftar, a powerful figurehead in the east of Libya, and Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli, will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on July 25, Al-Hayat newspaper reported.The U.N.-backed Libyan Government of National Accord has sat in Tripoli for more than a year, but has struggled to reach agreement with eastern factions, including Haftar.Diplomats said a rough plan could see Paris working to refine the U.N. accord by setting up a presidential council that would include Haftar, Sarraj and a third actor from the east with Haftar heading up the Libyan National Army.
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