Putin urges end to hostilities in Libya

MOSCOW, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for putting an end to military operations in Libya, and finding a solution that ensures power-sharing among all Libyan parties.

Speaking at a press conference in Moscow on regional and international issues, Putin said the ideal solution includes a cessation of hostilities in Libya and allowing Libyan parties to share power in the country.

He added that Russia is in touch with all Libyan rivals, Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj and Army General Khalifa Haftar, and making consultations with Turkey and other European countries, in this regard.

The Russian leader reiterated his country’s emphatic opposition to the use of force against Libya in 2011, blaming NATO for the current situation in this war-torn country.

Source: Kuwait News Agency