Tuesday 14 January 2020
A military source close to the leadership of the Libyan National Army said today, Tuesday, that the commander-in-chief of the Libyan Arab Armed Forces, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, left Moscow without signing the ceasefire agreement.
The military source, who preferred not to be named, confirmed to Sputnik that the commander of the Libyan National Army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has left Moscow now for Benghazi, and will not sign the agreement unless a timetable is set to end and disband the militias, noting that “this is a point The dispute over not signing it. “
The source added, “The Libyan National Army led by Field Marshal Haftar remains on the agreement, but the dispute over the militias and their dismantling was an obstacle to its agreement to sign,” explaining that “most points are agreed upon,” revealing that “the delegation accompanying Al-Sarraj does not want time to resolve the militias. An outstanding point of agreement. “
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Libyan Accord Government confirmed their departure from Moscow and their arrival in Istanbul after they signed, under Russian and Turkish sponsorship, a ceasefire agreement with the Libyan National Army led by Haftar, noting that Haftar asked for a deadline for tomorrow to study the draft agreement.
He said in a special statement to “Sputnik”, “The delegation of the Presidential Council of the Government of Concord and the Supreme State Council left Moscow after signing a ceasefire agreement directly, adding:” We are now in Istanbul. “
Talks between the Foreign and Defense Ministers of Russia and Turkey with the Libyan parties continued for more than approximately 6 hours, during consultations in Moscow with the Prime Minister of the Libyan Accord Government, Fayez al-Sarraj and the leader of the Libyan National Army Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, to discuss the possibility of reaching an agreement between the Libyan parties to stop the launch The fire.