UN Libya envoy in Tripoli for government talks

The UN envoy for Libya, Martin Kobler speaks during a press conference following a meeting with the members of Libya's General National Congress (GNC) on January 1, 2016 at Tripoli Metiga military airportThe UN’s envoy for Libya held talks in Tripoli Friday, seeking to encourage the administration there to commit to a national unity government that would end years of bloodshed. Martin Kobler, on a desperate diplomatic push to get Libya’s two separate administrations to sign a power-sharing agreement, met Thursday with representatives of the internationally-recognised government near its headquarters in the east of the country. “More discussions in Tripoli — I invite all to take responsibility for Libya’s future, take responsibility for next generations,” Kobler tweeted on Friday after meeting with the head of the rival parliament in Tripoli, Nouri Abusahmein.

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