UN envoy sees 'moment of truth' in Libya talks

Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Bernardino Leon gives a press conference during a round of peace talks on the Libyan conflict on June 9, 2015, in the Moroccan city of SkhiratThe UN peace envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon, said the latest round of peace talks launched in Morocco on Thursday could prove to be the “moment of truth”. “We are starting a new round of talks in the Libya process, which we hope will be the final round, the moment of truth for the parties,” he said in Skhirat near the Moroccan capital. Libya, torn apart since dictator Moamer Kadhafi’s ouster in 2011, has two rival administrations — a body in Tripoli known as the General National Congress (GNC) and an internationally recognised government based in Tobruk in the far east.

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