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Russia: Putin briefs Security Council on Libya peace conference results

Russian Federation, Novo-Ogaryovo
January 20, 2020 at 12:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and other members of the Russian Security Council on the results of the Libya peace conference, in Novo-Ogaryovo on Monday.

According to the Kremlin press service, the Russian leader also informed the council on his talks with other world leaders on the sidelines of the Berlin Libya conference.

The Berlin peace talks were 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.

As a result of the meeting, the warring parties agreed to designate members to a military commission with five members from each side, with the UN monitoring the implementation of the cease-fire.

The foreign leaders also agreed to uphold an existing UN arms embargo and stop shipping weapons to Libya.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and other members of the Russian Security Council on the results of the Libya peace conference, in Novo-Ogaryovo on Monday.

According to the Kremlin press service, the Russian leader also informed the council on his talks with other world leaders on the sidelines of the Berlin Libya conference.

The Berlin peace talks were 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.

As a result of the meeting, the warring parties agreed to designate members to a military commission with five members from each side, with the UN monitoring the implementation of the cease-fire.

The foreign leaders also agreed to uphold an existing UN arms embargo and stop shipping weapons to Libya.

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