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A three-day ceasefire has been reached between forces loyal to Libya 's UN-backed government and military commander Khalifa Haftar in south of the country.

Hisham Abushkiwat, a member of the delegation that brokered the deal told media today that the ceasefire was the result of meetings aimed to halt the warfare between the two rivals .

Violence escalated in southern Libya in recent days since forces loyal to Haftar captured the Timnahent airbase in the area.

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