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Frances’s Macron to Meet Libya’s Eastern Commander Haftar Next Week – Presidency

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Thu, 16 May 2019 16:00 GMT

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in the middle of next week to discuss how to resume peace talks in the country, a French presidential source said on Thursday May 16th. 

Macron last week called for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after meeting UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj.

"They will discuss the situation in Libya, the conditions for a return to political dialogue following the visit of Serraj and in co-ordination with the United Nations and partners," the source told Reuters.


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