France pushes for EU sanctions against Libyan officials

March 18, 2016 9:38 AM

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TUNIS, Tunisia – French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says Libyan officials who are blocking the country's unity government will face sanctions.

Ayrault is to meet Friday with the head of Libya's unity government, Fayez Serraj, during a two-day visit to Tunisia. Libya's unity government, based in Tunis, is supposed to replace two rival administrations in Libya, one dominated by Islamists based in the capital Tripoli, the other in the eastern...

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