Ahead of Sunday’s Libya conference in Berlin, Turkey’s president told his Russian counterpart that the meeting should ensure a cease-fire and political dialogue for peace in Libya. 

“It should be ensured that a cease-fire and return to the political process are agreed on at the Berlin summit in order for Libya to attain peace and calm,” Erdogan said in Berlin during the televised part of his meeting with Vladimir Putin.

Erdogan added: “[Warlord Khalifa] Haftar’s aggressive attitudes must end to implement the phase of political processes and solution [in Libya].”

He also said: “Joint efforts on Libya provided relative calm

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