Who Will Monitor Libya’s Cease-fire

Twelve world leaders along with top representatives from the EU, U.N., African Union, and Arab League, used a one-day summit in Berlin to reach their agreement on Libya, where forces from two rival governments are fighting for power. “We were able to see that everyone is in agreement that the weapons embargo needs to be respected and the weapons embargo needs to be more strictly controlled that has happened in the past,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the summit host, said at the conclusion. While participants agreed Sunday not to boost their military support for the rivals, it is unclear if and when they will withdraw their current support. Merkel said “that is a question for the real cease-fire.”


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