Libya foreign minister says wartorn country at a crossroads

first_img Comments   Share   The U.N. talks have reached a critical point as negotiators meet in Morocco to discuss a final draft of a power-sharing agreement and ending the country’s unrest.Libya is divided between rival governments and hundreds of militias in the aftermath of its 2011 civil war that ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Meanwhile, groups allied to the Islamic State group grow in strength.The violence has impacted the country’s oil revenues heavily. U.N. envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon has warned that the country only has enough money to pay salaries for another six weeks, urging warring parties to agree on a unity government. He urged all sides to reach an agreement on the fourth version of the draft proposal currently under discussion.___This story has been corrected to show the U.N. talks are taking place in Morocco.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like Four benefits of having a wireless security system CAIRO (AP) — The foreign minister of Libya’s internationally recognized government said Monday the North African nation is at “crossroads” as it faces mounting political and security crises, including the expansion of extremist Islamic State affiliates along its coast.Mohammed al-Dairi told journalists in Cairo on that parties opposing peace talks hosted by the United Nations are automatically allying themselves with the Islamic State group. Top Stories Sponsored Stories last_img

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