UN envoy proposes Libya unity government

Libya plunged into chaos after the fall of Moamer Kadhafi in 2011 with opposing groups vying for power and control of its vast resource wealthUN envoy Bernardino Leon proposed a Libyan unity government Friday aimed at ending years of conflict, but the plan was quickly dismissed by members of the country’s two rival parliaments. Libya has had two administrations since August last year when a militia alliance that includes Islamists overran the capital, forcing the internationally recognised government to take refuge in the eastern port of Tobruk. “After a year of work on this process, after working with more than 150 Libyan personalities from all the regions, finally the moment has come in which we can propose a national unity government,” Leon told a news conference in Morocco.

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