The decision comes after High Council of State, UN Support Mission urged Fayez al Sarraj to postpone his decision.
UN's Libya envoy Stephanie Williams says the government and Haftar's militia have agreed on issues that “directly impact the lives and welfare of the Libyan people,” noting that the thorny work to cement a ceasefire will continue.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi warned over the weekend that any attack on Sirte or the inland Jufra air base by Libya's government forces would result in Egyptian military intervention.
UN Special Representative Ghassan Salame says half those involved in talks left on first day.
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