Ban Ki-moon arrives in Tripoli

2014-10-11 18:35
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Tripoli -  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Libya's capital Tripoli on Saturday for talks with the country's warring factions fighting over control of the oil producer, in the highest-level visit of a foreign visitor for three months.

The top UN diplomat "will urge (the) Libyan parties to push forward with political dialogue to restore stability to (the) country," said the United Nations.

Libya is struggling with two governments and two parliaments since an armed group from the western city of Misrata seized the capital in August, setting up its own cabinet and forcing the internationally recognised government to move to the east.

Read more on:    un  |  ban ki moon  |  libya  |  north africa

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