The Paris meeting included Haftar, Sarraj and the leaders of rival parliamentary assemblies.
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Rival Libyan factions agreed Tuesday on a declaration that would create a political framework to pave the way for U.N.-backed elections in December to end the country's 7-year-old conflict.The United Nations is leading an effort to reunify Libya and to organize national elections.The Paris meeting, included eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar, Tripoli Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, and the leaders of rival parliamentary assemblies, aimed to urge them to agree general principles for ending the conflict and moving toward elections.The four stakeholders said they had agreed on a document to work constructively with the U.N. to realize credible and peaceful elections by Dec. 10 and abide by the results.Libya U.N. envoy Ghassan Salameh said he would have his work cut out in the coming weeks, but that he saw a convergence between the will of the Libyan people and the international community.
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