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Russia says efforts to reach Libya peace settlement should be stepped up : RIA

Libya descended into chaos after the NATO-backed overthrow of leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011

Reuters , Wednesday 23 Dec 2020
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad in Moscow, Russia December 17, 2020. (Photo: Reuters)
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that international efforts to reach a peace settlement in Libya should be intensified, the RIA news agency reported.

Libya descended into chaos after the NATO-backed overthrow of leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. In October, the two major sides in the country's war - the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and Khalifa Haftar's eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) - agreed a ceasefire.

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