The internationally recognized Libyan government announced a ceasefire at the time of a religious festival Kubran Bayram. About it reports Reuters.
“On Friday, the internationally recognized government of Libya accepted the request from the Mission of the United Nations support in Libya (UNSMIL) on the ceasefire”, – stated in the message.
The ceasefire will be in effect during the religious holiday of al-Adha (Kurban-Bayram), which begins on Saturday and ends on Tuesday.
The truce envisages a ceasefire or any hostilities in the conflict zone. In addition, any activity of military aircraft.
Also, a ban on the mobilization of troops. UNSMIL will monitor any violations.
The move is aimed at relief of civilians during the religious holiday.
Eid al-Adha (Eid al-Adha) or the feast of sacrifice is one of the major Muslims. It is celebrated at the end of the pilgrimage to the Holy cities of Mecca and Medina, the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah.
Libya is experiencing outbreaks of violence and political instability since then, in 2011, was overthrown and killed the ruler of the country Muammar Gaddafi.
The latest crisis began after the field Marshal Khalifa Haftar on 3 April this year, gave the order to start the operation “Liberation of Tripoli”.
The head of the national consensus Government in Tripoli Faiz Sarraj gave the order to resist the army of the Haftarot.