May 5, 2019 / 4:46 PM / 2 months ago

U.N. calls for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libyan capital

TRIPOLI, May 5 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Sunday called for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libya where eastern forces have been trying to take the capital Tripoli for four weeks.

The U.N. called for a truce from Monday morning 0400 local time on the occasion of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (Reporting by Ulf Laessing and Nayera Abdallah Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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