U.N. chief alarmed after meeting Libya commander advancing on capital

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The U.N. secretary-general said he was “deeply concerned” after meeting eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in Libya on Friday to try to avert renewed civil war as forces advanced on Tripoli to challenge the internationally recognised government.

Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) said in the evening it had taken control of Tripoli international airport.

The thrust by the LNA, allied to a parallel administration based in the east, is a dangerous escalation of a power struggle that has dragged on since the overthrow of Muammar...


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U.N. chief alarmed after meeting Libya commander advancing on capital


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