The Libyan sides took “a little step forward” at the Berlin conference on Sunday by agreeing to send five representatives from each side to a UN-initiated military committee to address a cease-fire, said Russia’s foreign minister on Sunday.

Speaking to Russian reporters in Berlin, the site of Sunday’s Libya conference, Sergey Lavrov said the participants of the committee would work on “concrete measures aiming to strengthen trust which will allow the cease-fire to be sustainable.”

He also praised the pledge by “external players” not to push the Libyan sides to resume hostilities.

“The Libyan sides took a small step

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