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Germany's foreign minister in Libya to push peace efforts

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press
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BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign minister arrived in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Thursday and met with one of the country's rival leaders in a bid to push forward troubled efforts to secure a cease-fire in the North African country.

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas extended an official invitation to Libyan Gen. Khalifa Hifter to attend the upcoming conference in Germany, according to a military spokesman with Hifter's forces.

The gathering in Berlin on Sunday is trying to bring ...