International efforts to end the conflict have stumbled and Libya’s African neighbours are seeking a wider role in talks [File: Ayman Al-Sahili/Reuters]
Three African heads of state, the African Union chief, and a senior UN envoy met on Thursday in Republic of Congo in the latest attempt to broker talks over Libya’s crisis.
The meeting is the second in the Congo since a summit in Berlin in January where world leaders agreed to halt foreign interference in Libya and impose an arms embargo.
Tripoli’s UN-recognised government is battling renegade eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in the latest factional fighting since the 2011 fall of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
International efforts to end the conflict have stumbled and Libya’s African neighbours have been seeking