MOSCOW 

Moscow is hosting a series of negotiations on Monday to find a solution the Libya crisis.

The top diplomats and defense chiefs of Russia and Turkey gathered in the Russian capital to assist the talks between Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya’s UN-recognized government in Tripoli, and Khalifa Haftar, eastern Libya-based military commander.

The meeting has started with the talks of Russian and Turkish sides, Maria Zakharova, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, told reporters.

The hosting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu will address the conflicts in Libya and Syria with their Turkish counterparts

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