Truce in Libya will prevent bloodshed


The head of the United Nations (UN) recognized National Reconciliation Government (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, said his government has accepted a ceasefire agreement with the Libyan military coup, Khalifa Haftar, to prevent bloodshed in the country.

“We will not ignore the sacrifices of our sons and martyrs or our dream of a civilian state,” al-Sarraj said in an interview with the private Alahrar TV channel.

“Our acceptance of the ceasefire comes from a position of strength to maintain national and social cohesion,” he said.

Al-Sarraj said, however, that government forces are ready “to continue military operations in the event of a ceasefire violation”.

A ceasefire called by Turkey and Russia came into force on Sunday as the deal was celebrated with fireworks in Tripoli.

In April, Haftar launched a military campaign to invade Tripoli from the GNA.

According to UN data, more than 1,000 people have been killed since the start of the operation and more than 5,000 injured.

Since the overthrow of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, two governments have emerged in Libya, one east of Libya largely supported by Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, to which General Haftar is also associated, and another. in Tripoli, which enjoys international recognition of the UN.


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