Merkel Confirms Libya Conference in Berlin for January 19
(Bloomberg) -- Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited government and state leaders to a Libya conference in Berlin for Jan. 19, the chancellery said in a statement.
The confirmation of the conference comes even after cease-fire talks in Russia broke down. Libyan Premier Fayez Al Sarraj and General Chalifa Haftar were invited, the government press office said.
Representatives from the following countries will participate in the conference: U.S., Russia, U.K., France, China, United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Republic of Congo, Italy, Egypt, Algeria. The United Nations, European Union and the African Union, and the Arab League will also be present.
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