US denounces threats against Libyan PM

Libyan Prime Misiter Abdullah al-Thani speaks in Weshtata on October 6, 2013The United States on Monday denounced as “unconscionable” threats made against the Libyan prime minister and cabinet members, saying the country needed to move forward. “At a time when Libya most needs political consensus to move forward its democratic transition, extortion by physical attack must not hijack the process of peaceful dialogue,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement. “The United States urges all Libyans to work together to find common ground to ensure security and good governance for their country so that they can move forward in their democratic transition.”

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