Berlin conference unlikely to give way to lasting truce
On 21 January, Managing Editor of Libya-Analysis LLC discussed the outcomes of the Berlin Conference with Voice of America’s Mohamed Elshinnawi for Africa News Tonight. In the discussion, Smith argues that the while the final statement of the conference conveys an impression of a comittment of the international community to avoid prevent Libya from descending into more chaos, there were no real actions or measures to be implemented in the short tterm put forward. Smith also highlights the conflicting agendas and attitudes of the international powers which participated to the event.
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