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Libya: fighting continues despite warnings

UN and G7 representatives have again called for an end to the escalation in Libya and continue to hold to a political solution. Meanwhile, General Haftars deliver troops to new battles with enemy militias.

The United Nations, in spite of the escalation in Libya in mid-April, the planned reconciliation conference. "We continue to work on a political solution for Libya," said the UN special representative for the crisis in the country, Ghassan Salamé.

The UN are determined to hold the conference, except in the circumstances kept them from. At the Meeting a Plan should be agreed upon, the elections since the overthrow of ruler Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 to prepare-torn North African country. The conference is for the period from 14. to 16. April in the town of Ghadames recognized.

a new civil war threatens, However, because of a Offensive of the powerful General Khalifa Haftar in the capital Tripoli. Haftar had given to his troops on Thursday that the command to conquer Tripoli. There, the internationally-recognized government of Fajis al-Sarradsch. The 75-year-old General wants to take the capital and the oil-rich country under his leadership, unite.

General Haftar gave to his troops on Thursday, the marching orders in the direction of Tripoli.

G7 foreign Ministers want to exert pressure

On Friday, the UN security Council Haftar and his self-proclaimed Libyan national army (LNA) has called on to stop all military movements. "There may be the conflict has no military solution," said the German Ambassador to the UN, Christoph Heusgen in a statement he read on behalf of the security Council.

The G7 countries were in a foreign Ministers ' meeting very concerned about the situation in the North African country. It is good that the UN security Council have given a clear Signal, "that in the end it must be the military escalation," said foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

The Signal of the security Council was also directed to clear to Haftar, said Maas. The G7 had been agreed "that we must use all our possibilities to exert pressure, particularly on those responsible in Libya, in particular, General Haftar, that any further military escalation remains".

Lavrov warns of interference

Russia's foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the Libyan parties to the conflict are called on during a visit to Egypt for a dialogue without preconditions. He warned both against interference from abroad. Russia is standing with all political forces in Libya in contact, but none of them, - said the Russian foreign Minister.

Egypt's foreign Minister Sameh Schukri said the crisis in neighboring Libya could not be solved by military means.

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