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Libya offers 'cease fire'

2011-03-17 17:01

Tripoli - The Libyan army announced on Thursday that it would halt military operations from Sunday to give rebels the chance to lay down their arms and benefit from an amnesty, state news agency Jana reported.

"The provisional general committee [ministry] of defence has decided to halt military operations against the armed terrorist bands from midnight on Sunday (22:00 GMT) ... to give [them] a chance to lay down their arms and benefit from a general amnesty," Jana said.


Comments
  • luciano De nobrega - 2011-03-17 17:27

    a move in the right direction

      paulmandlankosi - 2011-03-17 18:05

      But not before they finish the rebels

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