Sides in Conflict in Libya Take Steps for Possible Direct Talks
16 de febrero de 2017, 18:34Cairo, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Members of the Libyan High Council of State agreed to meet in Cairo, without intermediaries, with representatives for the rival Parliament in Tobruk to progress in a possible political agreement on the civil conflict in Libya.
The willingness to direct negotiations, according to the Egyptian Army spokesman, was confirmed after a meeting between members of the Libyan State Council and the chief of staff of this country's Armed Forces, Mahmoud Hegazi, who is acting as facilitator of the peace negotiations in neighboring Libya.
The Libyan High Council of State is a consultative body created under the terms if the peace agreement for Libya, signed in the Moroccan city of Skhirat in December, 2015 and sponsored by the United Nations.
The two main political forces in Libya agreed on February 14, in Cairo, to take several actions that if carried out, would lead to peace in that nation.
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