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U.N. Warns That Libya Is On Verge Of Full-Scale Civil War

September 27 2019


A top U.N. human-rights official has warned that increased violence in Libya is pushing the country closer to a renewed, full-scale civil war, reports the Voice of America News. The offensive on Tripoli launched in April by the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Khalifa Haftar and loyal to the government in Tobruk in eastern Libya has stalled efforts to reach a political solution, said Kate Gilmore, the deputy commissioner for human rights. Ongoing violence between the LNA and...

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