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Libya warns United Nations of possible slide into civil war

Aug 28, 2014    

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Libya warned the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that the chaotic North African state could descend into full-scale civil war if heavily armed warring factions are not disarmed.The 15-nation council met to discuss Libya days after its parliament, which was replaced in an election in June, reconvened and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as the new prime minister. That left the country with two rival leaders and assemblies, each backed by armed factions."The situation in Libya is complicated," Libya's United Nations Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi told the coun...

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