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Libyan Newswire

Peace Negotiation

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 – 07:32

A Colombian high court on Monday ruled in favor of using a plebiscite to approve a peace deal being negotiated with Marxist FARC rebels that seeks to end more than five decades of war.

Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:46

The UN are set to host a second day of talks in Libya Sunday with the aim of creating a “unified” army in a country wracked by internal divisions and a extremist threat. The organization brokered a power-sharing deal last year to form a Government of National Accord (GNA), but the body is still struggling to assert its authority.

Friday, July 8, 2016 – 06:56

Secretary of State John Kerry met with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev on Thursday amid growing concerns about a cease-fire agreement between that country and Russian-backed separatists.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 – 06:58

Canada’s government announced Tuesday it will donate more than US$44 million to support the peace agreement reached by Colombia. This will be destined to support five projects to help women and children who were victims of the internal armed conflict, said Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and Francophonie.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – 06:21

South Sudan’s government said lack of assistance from the international donors has slowed down the implementation of the peace agreement which ended 21 months of civil war between rival top leaders and armed factions in the country.

Monday, May 2, 2016 – 06:48

Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.

Monday, March 7, 2016 – 07:25

Rival factions in Mali are willing to implement a peace deal signed last year according to a United Nations Security Council delegation.

Friday, February 19, 2016 – 06:40

A meeting of the international coordinating group charged with implementing a cease-fire in Syria was cancelled Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said, delaying any reduction of hostilities and raising further questions about the workability of the truce.

Friday, February 12, 2016 – 06:32

Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergey V. Lavrov, announced that they had agreed on the delivery over the next few days of desperately needed aid to besieged Syrian cities, to be followed by a “cessation of hostilities” within a week on the way to a more formal cease-fire.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 – 05:12

The White House on Tuesday requested $450.6 million for fiscal year 2017 to support Colombia’s anti-narcotics campaign and peace-building efforts in a program it’s dubbing Paz Colombia, officials said. In a conference call with reporters Tuesday, William Brownfield, the assistant secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, said the money would be roughly split 50-50 between economic and social programs

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