ALGIERS, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Algeria on Sunday hailed the cease-fire deal in the war-ridden Libya, urging the warring factions to abide by it.
"Algeria welcomes the ceasefire in Libya and calls on all the Libyan sides to respect the deal and work on quick recovery of the all-inclusive national dialogue," the Algerian foreign ministry said in a statement.
Algeria reiterated "consistent position in favor of a peaceful political settlement of the crisis through dialogue," denouncing "foreign interference that only made the situation worse and hampered efforts to resolve the crisis through dialogue."
Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin called on the warring parties in Libya for an immediate cease-fire as of Jan. 12. Both the UN-backed government of Libya and the eastern-based army accepted the cease-fire.