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Moscow hosts Libya talks

Negotiations between the parties to the conflict in Libya, held in Moscow, Russia. ended without signing a ceasefire agreement, told RIA Novosti adviser to the head of the Libyan parliament, Hamid al-Safi.

Negotiations between the heads of the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense of Russia and Turkey with representatives of the conflict parties of Libya lasted more than six hours.

At the meeting, they discussed the possibility of signing an armistice agreement between the Libyan National Accord Government Fayez Sarraj and the head of the Libyan National Army, Marshal Khalifa Haftar.

Sudan extended ceasefire

Sudan has extended a unilateral ceasefire with rebels until the end of March, state news agency SUNA reported, citing a presidential decree.

In October, the United States lifted 20-year-old sanctions tied to progress on progress on counter terrorism cooperation and on resolving internal conflicts.

Fighting between the army and rebels in the Kordofan and Blue Nile regions broke out in 2011, when South Sudan declared independence. Conflict in Darfur began in 2003 when mainly non-Arab tribes took up arms against Sudan’s Arab-led government.

The ceasefire was set to expire at the end of December.