Progress in Libya peace talks, says adviser

Fighters from the Fajr Libya militia load their weapons during clashes with forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government, in the vicinity of the Wetia military air base, May 25, 2015Libyan peace talks that the UN says could be the “moment of truth” for the war-wracked country have made progress since resuming in Morocco, a participant told AFP on Saturday. “We have reached agreement on seven of the nine points in the political accord,” said Ashraf al-Shehh, political adviser to the General National Congress in Tripoli. Libya, torn apart since dictator Moamer Kadhafi’s ouster in 2011, has two rival administrations — the GNC and an internationally recognised government based in Tobruk in the far east.

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