The commander of forces in eastern Libya left Moscow without signing onto a cease-fire as he needs two days to consult with local Libyan tribes for their approval, said Russia on Tuesday.

“The commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, welcomed the final [cease-fire] statement, but is taking two days to discuss the document with the leaders of the LNA-supporting tribes before signing it,” Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Haftar left the meeting in Moscow after Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), signed the deal but Haftar himself did

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