Libya’s rival factions to participate in UN-backed talks in Geneva

The UN has announced that a new round of peace dialogue between Libya’s warring militias will be held in Geneva next week. The statement did not specify which of the factions would participate in the negotiations.

In a statement released Saturday, the United Nations said the dialogue among Libyan factions would aim to create stability in the restive country and pave the way for the national unity government.

Since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi’s government in 2011, the North African country has plunged into a civil war, with rival groups setting up two governments and two parliaments, each backed by heavily armed former rebels.
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