Libyan renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar has agreed to a ceasefire that has taken effect in Libya.
He had previously refused to order his forces to put down arms.
The move was welcomed by Fayez al-Sarraj, prime minister of the UN-recognised government.
Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports from Tripoli, Libya.
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In This Story: Libya
Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest.