Acting UN envoy Stephanie Williams says the ceasefire would start immediately and that under the agreement, all foreign fighters must quit Libya within three months.
- Libya’s warring sides have signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, says the United Nations.
- The 5+5 Joint Military Commission reached what the UN called an “important turning point towards peace and stability in Libya”.
UN says Libya sides reach ‘permanent ceasefire’ deal
Libya’s warring sides have signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, the United Nations Libya mission said in a Facebook post, showing live video of the ceremony to sign the agreement.
The UN on Friday said the two sides in the Libyan military talks have reached the “historic achievement” with a permanent ceasefire deal across the war-torn North African country.