BERLIN

Libya’s renegade commander Khalifa Haftar has promised to respect a cease-fire initiative by Turkey and Russia, following his meeting with German foreign minister in Benghazi on Thursday.

In a Twitter post, Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Haftar has accepted German government’s invitation to attend Libya peace conference in Berlin on Sunday.

“General Haftar has signaled his readiness to contribute to the success of the Libya Conference in Berlin and is willing to participate. He has repeated his commitment to observe the existing cease-fire,” he said.

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