Foreign Ministers of Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Chad, Mali, Sudan and Niger gathered in Algiers to discuss a solution to the conflict in Libya. All sides expressed agreement against foreign interference in the country.
The two warring factions of Libya, the GNA and LNA, have agreed to a ceasefire agreement earlier last week, with plans for it to start on Saturday night. However, the ceasefire has since been violated, with both sides blaming each other.
On Monday, Jordanian King Abdullah II visited Iraq for the first time in over a decade. The visit by the king of Jordan is the latest in a string of top-level diplomatic encounters in Iraq in recent weeks.The two countries share a 179-kilometer border, and Jordan is a major importer of Iraqi crude oil.
With the conflict entering its 8th year, the main political actors in Libya are trying to reach a settlement which has the potential to be the solution to the crisis. The latest attempt was done by France in cooperation with other countries.