MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu backed an immediate ceasefire in Libya during a phone call on Thursday, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The two diplomats also supported the resumption of the United Nations political process in the North African country, the statement said.
They spoke a day after the Libyan National Army of eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar said it had pulled back from some Tripoli frontlines, calling into question its ability to sustain a year-long offensive aimed at seizing the capital.
Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn
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