Haftar rejects ceasefire calls

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Khalifa Haftar rejected the call for a ceasefire by Russia and Turkey. He added that the offensive on Tripoli and other cities will continue.

Libya observer quoted reports carried by local media outlets on Thursday evening.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for a ceasefire in Libya that starts on January 12, urging for resuming the political process.

Both the High Council of State and Tripoli-based House of Representatives welcomed the call for a ceasefire, while the Head of the Russian Contact Group for Libya, Lev Dengov, said a ceasefire in Libya is linked to Khalifa Haftar.

Dengov added Thursday that they are working toward achieving the call for a ceasefire in Libya by the Russian and Turkish Presidents.

Via Libya Observer

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