Libya's elected parliament suspends participation in U.N.-backed talks: MP

February 23, 2015 4:03 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's elected parliament voted on Monday to suspend its participation in a U.N.-sponsored dialogue between Libya's rival conflict parties, vying for control of the oil producer, a lawmaker said.

The United Nations has hosted several rounds of talks between the conflict parties since September, inside and outside Libya, to help defuse a violent power struggle threatening to break up the North African country.

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