Libya’s renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar has dismissed a 2015 United Nations-brokered unity pact for the war-ravaged country as “a thing of the past”.
A senior United Nations official said the arms embargo on Libya is a “joke,” as governments called for accelerated talks on a permanent cease-fire there.
The UN Security Council endorsed a 55-point road map for ending the war in Libya and condemned the recent increase in violence in the oil-rich North African country.
Libya warring sides ended several days of UN-brokered talks without reaching a deal to consolidate a provisional cease-fire in and around the capital, the UN said.
France says Ankara is breaching an agreement reached at a summit in Berlin earlier this month to halt foreign interference in the North African country.
United Nations said Monday it had no "credible evidence" of Sudan paramilitaries fighting in conflict-wracked Libya for military strongman Khalifa Haftar as alleged by some media outlets.
Germany will host next month a follow-up conference for Libya peace talks, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet with his counterpart in Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Berlin on Sunday before the international meeting on Libya begins.
The leaders of Germany, Russia, Turkey, and France are set to hold a summit in Berlin to discuss ways to end the conflict and make peace in the North African country of Libya.