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GNA, Haftar’s militias exchange over 30 prisoners

The member of the Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission said there had been an exchange of 35 prisoners between the Libyan Army of the Government of National Accord and Khalifa Haftar’s militias.

The exchange of prisoners between Haftar’s militias and GNA forces in Shuwerif was done in the presence of two delegations from the 5+5 commission and elders from different areas.

Meanwhile, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) welcomed the exchange of prisoners under the auspices of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission as part of the ceasefire agreement.

UNSMIL added that this was the second exchange of prisoners between GNA and Haftar’s militias, which proved the two parties were committed to going forward with the ceasefire agreement.

The UN Support Mission in Libya called on both parties to continue with the ongoing negotiations to reopen the coastal road as per the points of agreement of the ceasefire.

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