This info pack examines the Berlin Peace Conference on Libya, and presents the necessary background to these discussions, the key regional and international players and their interests, as well as previous attempts at bringing about a political resolution.

Ferhat Polat17 January 2020

Led by Germany, countries including Turkey, Russia, Algeria and Italy have been trying to build on the prerequisites required for a ceasefire ahead of a summit that is expected to take place in Berlin on January 19, 2020. Germany could play a constructive role in Libya to allow the creation of a new, uniform European position on the need for a ceasefire to bring about stability in Libya. The expected German-led peace conference seeks to gather key regional and international players to discuss critical issues to the Libyan conflict, including halting increasingly flagrant violations of a UN arms embargo and exerting pressure on the protagonists to support the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in order to bring about a permanent solution. This info pack presents the necessary background to these discussion; the key regional and international players and their interests, as well as previous attempts at bringing about a political resolution.

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