EU won't intervene against IS in Libya unless asked: Mogherini

Libyans stand next to a crater and debris at the site of a jihadist training camp, targeted in a US air strike, near the Libyan city of SabrathaEurope will only intervene in war-torn Libya against Islamic State jihadists if it receives an official request from a legitimate government, the EU’s foreign policy chief told a French newspaper in an interview published Sunday. “Defeating Daesh effectively can only happen through a legitimate Libyan government in charge of its own security,” the EU’s top diplomat Frederica Mogherini told Journal du Dimanche.

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