Germany to host international conference on Libya, invites al-Sarraj, Haftar

Libya’s Fayez al-Serraj and General Khalifa Haftar. (File photo: AFP)

Germany confirmed on Tuesday it will host a conference on Sunday in Berlin to support the United Nations’ effort to achieve peace and reconciliation in Libya after months of violence.

Representatives from the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, Turkey, Italy and the UN will be among the participants, said the German government in a statement.

Germany has also invited Fayez al-Sarraj, who heads the UN-recognized government in Tripoli, and General Khalifa Haftar, who leads the eastern-based Libyan National Army, it said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57