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The Foreign Minister of Qatar called for an arms embargo against Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, Reuters reported.

Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani also told La Repubblica that his French counterpart told hem that  Paris was working to ensure a planned national reconciliation conference on Libya.

Asked how the conflict can be stopped, Sheikh Mohammed said: “By rendering effective the embargo against Haftar and preventing those countries that have supplied him with munitions and state-of-the-art weapons from continuing to do so.”

Later he referred to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt - three countries which severed ties with Qatar in 2017 in a regional dispute.

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates are considered the main supporters of Haftar. East Libyan authorities say Qatar supports rival Islamist groups in western Libya.

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