Libyans are sceptical that the agreements signed at the summit will end the conflict, but it is an important step in the right direction.
Although there has been a lull in airstrikes and less fighting over the past 10 days, heavy exchanges of artillery fire could be heard from some front lines south of Tripoli late on Sunday, residents said.
Snubbed by Germany, Athens hosts warlord Khalifa Haftar who's expected to meet Greece's prime minister and other officials during a stopover on his way to Berlin.
Turkey will continue to use all diplomatic and military means to ensure stability to its south, including in Libya, says President Erdogan, adding Turkey's seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis would soon be deployed.
Pro-Haftar mercenaries were also deployed to the region and drones operated by the United Arab Emirates were flying over Tripoli.
The halt in protests was also partly due to the holidays followed by soaring regional tensions between the US and Iran that eclipsed the protesters in Lebanon and Iraq demanding sweeping political change.
Late on Saturday, Haftar forces announced a ceasefire starting at 2200GMT.
The statement issued by Turkey’s Directorate of Communications said the two leaders also discussed the regional developments.
Muzaffer Aksoy of Turkish-Libyan Business Council says a preliminary $2.7 billion compensation deal will be signed in February for work carried out in Libya before 2011 civil war that ended Muammar Gaddafi's rule.
The Wagner Group is Putin's most potent weapon in advancing Russian policy objectives while maintaining plausible deniability.
Turkey will continue to defend its rights and interests in Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean, President Erdogan says, adding Ankara dispatched forces to Libya "to resolve injustice and persecution."
Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin called for a cessation of all hostilities in the northern African country starting from January 12 at midnight, following their meeting in Istanbul.
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