SANAA, Yemen 

The war in Libya will go on as military commander Khalifa Haftar left Moscow without signing a ceasefire agreement, the speaker of the pro-Haftar House of Representatives in the eastern city of Tobruk said late Tuesday.

“The ceasefire in Libya is over, and the war will resume,” said Aguila Saleh Issa, speaking to Arab satellite television station Al-Ghad.

“They responded positively to the ceasefire because of their respect for Russian President Vladimir Putin,” Issa said, referring to Haftar’s delegation at the ceasefire talks.

Touching on the failure of militias loyal to Haftar in making headway in clashes against

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