Rival prime ministers address Libyans, highlighting divisions




 
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Rival prime ministers address Libyans, highlighting divisions
 
September 21st, 2014  
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Rival prime ministers address Libyans, highlighting divisions
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's rival prime ministers both addressed the nation, with each claiming legitimacy and denouncing the other side, highlighting deep divisions in the oil producing country. The North African country has two parliaments and two governments since an armed group from the western city of Misrata seized the capital in Tripoli in August and set up a rival assembly and cabinet. Since then, senior officials and the elected House of Representatives have lost control of ministries in the capital and have moved to Tobruk in the east near the Egyptian border. ...




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