UN former envoy 'very optimistic' for peace in Libya

The UN’s former envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, says he has higher hopes than ever of seeing an end to a decade of violence in the North African country.”I’m very optimistic,” the Lebanese diplomat said. “What we’ve seen in the past two months is an accumulation of positive factors.”Salame spoke in an interview with AFP a day after rival military delegations concluded their latest UN-led meetings inside Libya to fill in the details of a landmark October ceasefire deal.Meanwhile political talks, also led by the world body, were underway in Tunisia aimed at appointing an interim government to or…

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