The American Embassy in Libya: Avoiding the escalation of fighting in Libya is necessary and everyone should adopt a humanitarian truce.

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2020-03-21 16:21:00

Tripoli, 21.03.2020 - Lana - The American Embassy in Libya, on Thursday, renewed the call for a humanitarian truce in Libya, after the Presidential Council welcomed the international call made by eight countries to stop the fighting for humanitarian purposes. The US embassy said, in a post through its official account on the social networking site "Facebook", it is time for all parties to adopt a truce to fight the epidemic and to avoid a dangerous escalation in the fighting. At dawn on Thursday, the Presidential Council responded to the calls of several countries and organizations for the humanitarian cessation of hostilities to address the "Corona" epidemic by launching three calls to the international community. In an official statement, the council expressed its full appreciation to the countries and organizations that have shown interest and eagerness to spare the country more tragedies, calling on the international community to support its efforts in dealing with this pandemic. The country has not recorded any confirmed cases of the virus, which the World Health Organization has designated as "global pandemic," according to assurances from the National Center for Diseases. But as intermittent violations of the armistice continued in Libya, a statement issued by eight countries and the European Union, on Tuesday, urged all Libyan parties to declare an immediate and humanitarian cessation of hostilities, in order to confront the virus, and the UN mission joined this call by urging the parties to take this "courageous step". "In uniting their efforts to confront this epidemic. =Lana=