Western powers call for end to fighting in Libya

Members of the pro-government Libyan forces fire towards Islamist militiamen during a attack on November 3, 2014, around the port of BenghaziWestern powers called Friday for an immediate end to fighting in Libya, where a power struggle between the central authorities and Islamist militias has plunged the country into chaos. In the latest twist in the struggle for power, the Libyan Supreme Court on Thursday invalidated the parliament and nullified a constitutional amendment that led to its election June 25. “We are studying carefully the decision of the Supreme Court, its context and consequences,” the statement by the Western powers said.

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