Libya's internationally-recognized government recalls its team back home from Morocco talks

September 15, 2015 4:04 PM

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BENGHAZI, Libya – Libya's internationally-recognized government says it has recalled its team from U.N.-mediated talks in Morocco, where rival Libyan sides are supposed to agree on a unity government for the divided North African nation.

A statement from the parliament based in eastern Libya says Tuesday's development came after their rivals from an Islamist-backed government, based in Tripoli, insisted on re-opening and adjusting the "near-final" text of the agreement without consulting the eastern Libyan team.

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