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Intel: US says there’s no ‘winning side’ in Libya

The US is amplifying calls to restore oil sharing in Libya in hopes of stabilizing the conflict and likely reducing Hifter's dependence on Russia

The Trump administration is amplifying its calls for a cease-fire in Libya as the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), backed by Turkey, threatens to advance on the coastal city of Sirte.

“Over the past weeks, President Trump has spoken with several world leaders about Libya, and it is clear there is no winning’ side,” US national security adviser Robert O’Brien said in a press release on Monday, referring to the United States as “an active but neutral actor” in the conflict.

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