Cairo eyes UN-backed intervention to fix Libya

February 17, 2015 8:59 PM

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CAIRO: Egypt called Tuesday for UN-backed international intervention in Libya after launching air strikes on Islamic State group targets following the beheadings of Egyptian Christians.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi said “there is no choice” but to create a global coalition to confront the extremists in Libya, in an interview aired by France’s Europe 1 radio.

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