France urges action on crisis in Libya, a 'hub for terrorists'

Smoke rises following an air strike in Libya's eastern coastal city of Benghazi on September 1, 2014French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday urged the international community to take decisive action in Libya, which he said was becoming a “hub for terrorist groups”. In an interview with Le Figaro daily, Le Drian said: “We need to act in Libya and mobilise the international community.” “Today, I am sounding the alarm about the seriousness of the situation in Libya. The south is a sort of hub for terrorist groups where they come to resupply — including with weapons — and reorganise,” added the minister.

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