Libya's neighbours say unity govt must take office in Tripoli

UN envoy for Libya, Martin Kobler speaks during the 8th ministerial meeting of Libya's neighbouring countries on March 22, 2016 in TunisLibya’s neighbours on Tuesday called on the UN-backed government to take office as quickly as possible in Tripoli to help tackle the growing influence of jihadists threatening their stability. The call was made at a ministerial meeting hosted by Tunisia and attended by delegates from Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger and Sudan, as well as the UN envoy to Libya. Libya’s neighbours said they fully backed the unity government and stressed the “necessity to speed up its departure for Tripoli,” a statement said.

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