Libya truce talks break down

Russias Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Libyan military commander, Khalifa Haftar, left Moscow without signing a ceasefire deal with the rival, UN-recognised government.

Russia and Turkey attempted to broker a lasting truce agreement at talks in the Russian capital on Monday that brought together Haftar and the head of the Tripoli-based government, Fayez al-Serraj.

Al-Serraj signed onto the deal but Haftar, who commands the eastern-based Libyan National Army, had asked to have until Tuesday morning to consider it.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Haftar departed early Tuesday, the TASS news agency reported.

The draft agreement ignores many of…
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