UN envoy says despite fighting around Tripoli, peace talks moving forward

March 22, 2015 6:03 PM

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SKHIRAT, Morocco – The U.N. envoy to Libya says that despite strains caused by the heavy fighting around Libya, the delegations to the peace negotiations are still talking and could agree on proposals by Monday.

Bernardino Leon told reporters on Sunday the fighting over the weekend around Tripoli had threatened talks and nearly caused the delegations to leave this Moroccan resort where they have been meeting intermittently for the past three weeks.

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