Agreement to End Libya Conflict

Agreement to End Libya ConflictAgreement to End Libya Conflict

Warring Libyan factions meeting in Tunisia said Sunday they had reached an agreement to be approved by rival parliaments on ending the political deadlock that has plagued the country since Muammar Gaddafi's overthrow.

"This is a historic moment the Libyans were waiting for, the Arabs were waiting for and the world was waiting for," said Awad Mohammed Abdul-Sadiq, the first deputy head of the Tripoli-based General National Congress (GNC), AFP reported. GNC officials had been holding talks in the suburbs of Tunis for several days with delegates from the UN-recognized House of Representatives.

Abdul-Sadiq called on Libyans to support what he called "a historic opportunity".

"If this solution receives real Libyan support –from the people and institutions– we will surely arrive in no more than two weeks or a month to a solution to solve the political crisis," he told a press conference.