Middle East

Germany invited Libya's Serraj, Haftar to conference

In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 file photo, Libya's Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj, left, holds a joint press conference with Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte after their meeting at Chigi palace, in Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

BERLIN: Germany confirmed Tuesday it will host a conference Sunday in Berlin to support the United Nations' effort to achieve peace and reconciliation in Libya after months of violence. Representatives from the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, Turkey, Italy and the U.N. will be among the participants, said the German government in a statement.

Germany has also invited Fayez who heads the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, and General Khalifa Haftar, who leads the eastern-based Libyan National Army, it said.

 

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