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Libya accord 'essential step' toward national reconciliation: Macron

AFP , Tuesday 29 May 2018
(L-R) U.N. Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, French President Emmanuel Macron and French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attend an international conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 29, 2018 Reuters
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The agreement reached Tuesday by four senior Libyan leaders to hold elections in December is "an essential step toward reconciliation" in the war-torn country, President Emmanuel Macron said.

The gathering of the rival leaders at a peace conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris was "a historic meeting" that had the support of "the entire international community", he said at a press conference.

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