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19 Feb 2020

Libya’s UN-backed government pulls out of peace talks after port attack

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Libya’s UN-backed government has pulled out of peace talks in Geneva after the port of Tripoli was shelled by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan general laying siege to the capital for ten months.

Libya’s Prime Minister told this programme medical supplies and a vessel containing sheep was hit – and not weapons supplied by Turkey in defiance of a UN arms embargo.