Ajdabia elders declare ceasefire

Ajdabia elders declare ceasefire

December 21, 2015 - 11:49
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Written By: AbdullahBenIbrahim

The elders and notables of Ajdabia have reached an agreement to declare a ceasefire, withdraw the militants out of the city, and remove checkpoints set up by civilians.

In a statement on Sunday, the elders added that any rights would be dealt with through the legal institutions represented by the Security Directorate or through customs and traditions represented by the elders of the city.

The statement called both warring parties to stop assassinations and kidnappings, pointing out that the interlocutors would shoulder the legal and social responsibility in case of breach of terms of the agreement signed.

Heavy clashes broke out in Ajdabia on December 15 between Dignity Operation militants and Shura Council fighters, leaving moiré than 20 people dead.