Acting UN envoy Stephanie Williams says the ceasefire would start immediately and that under the agreement, all foreign fighters must quit Libya within three months.

The latest Libya talks come after the internationally recognised Government of National Accord in June beat back Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based self-styled Libyan National Army following its 14-month assault on the capital [File: Abdullah Doma/AFP]

Libya’s warring sides have signed an agreement for “a permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya”, says the United Nations. Commercial passenger plane flew from the Libyan capital Tripoli across front lines to the eastern city of Benghazi for the first time in more than a year. The European Commission hailed the declaration of a ceasefire in Libya  and called for it go

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