the UNITED states is 'deeply concerned' over the recent fighting in Libya, where a rebel army under the leadership of Khalifa Haftar has launched an offensive on the capital Tripoli.
The us secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, calls on the rebels to immediately stop the offensive, writes several news agencies.
the parties to The conflict should, instead, participate in the political negotiations under the aegis of a UN mediator, saith the Pompeo in a communication published on the night of Monday Danish time.
- We have made it clear that we are opponents of Khalifa Haftar-the military offensive. We are asking the intruder to immediately halt military operations, he says.