Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman welcomed the ceasefire declared between the parties involved in the crisis in Libya appreciating the pivotal role played by the United Nations and the Libyan negotiating parties to this end.
Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar al-Jaafari says it is currently impossible to implement a ceasefire in the de-escalation zone of the country’s embattled northwestern province of Idlib, which militant groups have been using as a launch pad for attacks against Syrian forces and civilians.
The French government, which is accused of tacitly supporting Libya’s renegade general Khalifa Haftar, has called for an “unconditional” ceasefire between his militia and government forces near the capital, Tripoli.
The UN envoy for Yemen has arrived in the capital Sana’a to discuss a recent UN-sponsored peace agreement on the country's lifeline port city of Hudaydah amid reported clashes between the warring parties.
The US and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis Province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended at the weekend, officials said on Friday.
Ashraf Ghani said the government had directed all the security and defence forces to stop attacks on the Taliban, but operation would continue against the Islamic State), Al-Qaeda and other international terrorist networks.
Iran's top military commander said both Tehran and Damascus will comply with a month-long Syria ceasefire declared by the UN Security Council, but that attacks will continue in the Damascus suburbs held by terrorists.