Russian experts consider the implementation of cease-fire in Libya challenging, but achievable.

On Jan.7 Russian and Turkish presidents urged the warring sides in Libya to stop the hostilities as of Jan.12 and to start a political dialogue.

In a joint statement made in Istanbul, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russia’s Vladimir Putin explained that they decided to take the initiative and to serve as mediators as the situation in Libya has become “critical”.

“The presidents of Russia and Turkey spoke in favor of the political settlement in Libya and called for a cease-fire. Implementation in this regard is rather

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