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Germany: EU chief von der Leyen arrives at Libya conference in Berlin00:33

Germany: EU chief von der Leyen arrives at Libya conference in Berlin

Germany, Berlin
January 19, 2020 at 12:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen was met by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, as she arrived at the Libya peace conference in Berlin on Sunday.

The conference is hosted by the German Chancellor and will be attended by Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar, UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) leader Fayez al-Sarraj as well as by leaders from the US, Russia, Turkey, France, the UK, Italy, the UAE, and numerous African states.

4,000 police were deployed to safeguard the well-being of the high-ranking guests in the German capital, including armoured vehicles, dogs and snipers on the roofs of buildings.

Germany: EU chief von der Leyen arrives at Libya conference in Berlin00:33
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President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen was met by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, as she arrived at the Libya peace conference in Berlin on Sunday.

The conference is hosted by the German Chancellor and will be attended by Libyan National Army (LNA) commander Khalifa Haftar, UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) leader Fayez al-Sarraj as well as by leaders from the US, Russia, Turkey, France, the UK, Italy, the UAE, and numerous African states.

4,000 police were deployed to safeguard the well-being of the high-ranking guests in the German capital, including armoured vehicles, dogs and snipers on the roofs of buildings.

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