Ramadan ceasefire in Libya ends recent surge in violence

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Gen Khalifa Haftar’s agreement comes after his forces suffer series of military reverses

A surge in violence in Libya, including indiscriminate shelling of clearly marked hospitals, has ended with a promise by Gen Khalifa Haftar, who controls the east of the country, to honour a ceasefire for the holy month of Ramadan.

His Libyan National Army (LNA) has suffered a series of military reverses and the ceasefire offer came in the week he had declared a popular mandate to take control of the country, saying all existing political institutions were a thing of the past.

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