the forces of the Libyan national army (LNA) field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, besieging the capital, Tripoli, said Wednesday that they have agreed to a humanitarian pause in the fighting during the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan.

Ahmed al-Mismari, press-Secretary LNA, said press-conference that all military operations for Libya terminated in response to international calls for humanitarian truce that authorities could focus on the fight against the pandemic coronavirus, reports AP.

No immediate comment from the Tripoli-based administration, known as the national consensus Government, was not followed.

Earlier, Khalifa Haftar announced his decision to lead the country and divide signed in 2015 in the Moroccan city of Skhirat agreement on a political settlement. According to him, in accordance with the wishes of the people of the Libyan army will take on the role in governing the country.

Moscow does not approve of the statement of the head of the LDF Khalifa the Haftarot of withdrawal from the political agreement and the transition of power in Libya, said foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The Russian foreign Minister recalled that the special representative of the UN Secretary General on the Libyan settlement of resigned two months ago, and still this place remains vacant.