Monday, July 20, 2015
The impact of the rising number of local truces.
Elders from the towns of Zintan, Zawiya and Rujban on July 14 agreed never to attack each other again. A series of local truces in western Libya in recent months has brought about a cessation of hostilities in several regions. This process has been taking place in parallel to the UN-brokered negotiations to end the divide between Libya's two governments, which resulted in a political agreement on July 11.