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German foreign minister flies to Libya to push peace effort

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign minister was flying to Libya on Thursday to meet one of the country's rival leaders, Gen. Khalifa Hifter, in a bid to push forward troubled efforts to secure a cease-fire.

Germany will host a conference on Libya in Berlin on Sunday, bringing together many of the countries that have interests in the North African country's civil war.

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' trip to Benghazi comes two days after Libya's rival leaders left Moscow without reaching an ...