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Saudi Arabia supports call for immediate ceasefire in Libya

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Filed on June 10, 2020
Saudi Arabia, King Salman, supports, calls, Libya, ceasefire

(Reuters)

King Salman urges Libya to start urgent and comprehensive political negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, has supported calls for an immediate ceasefire in Libya.

This came in a virtual session held on Tuesday where the Saudi cabinet welcomed Egyptian efforts calling for a ceasefire.

Also read: UAE strongly rejects false claims made by Libyan Representative to the UN

King Salman urged all Libyan parties to ensure an immediate ceasefire implored them to start urgent and comprehensive political negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations.

Earlier, the EU's diplomatic chief and the foreign ministers of France, Germany and Italy urged  all parties fighting in Libya to stop military operations immediately and respect a ceasefire.

International efforts must include "the withdrawal of all foreign forces, mercenaries and military equipment supplied in violation of the UN arms embargo from all regions of Libya," a statement said.


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