(Update 1: Releads, rewrites throughout, adding info about ceasefire agreement)

Berlin, Jan 19 (efe-epa).- The international allies of the Libyan government backed by the United Nations and the country's rebel forces on Sunday agreed to implement the ceasefire launched a week ago and the UN-decreed embargo on weapons imports.

The accord was reached at an international conference on Libya in Berlin organized by the German government and the UN and attended by the president of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) based in the capital of Tripoli, Fayez al-Serraj, who is supported by Turkey, and the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA), military strongman Khalifa Haftar, backed by Russia and who controls his forces from Tobruk.