Foreign powers back Libya ceasefire as commander’s forces choke oil flows

BERLIN (Reuters) – Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country’s crude production. U.N. Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, […]

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

BERLIN/TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their foreign backers fighting over the capital to agree on Sunday to a truce and monitoring mechanism as first steps towards peace, diplomats and a draft communique said. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis meets Libya’s commander Khalifa Haftar at the Parliament […]