Libya's PM says Turkey supplying weapons to rival Tripoli group

February 27, 2015 3:00 PM

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Libya's PM says Turkey supplying weapons to rival Tripoli group

CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said his government would stop dealing with Turkey as it was sending weapons to a rival group in Tripoli so "the Libyan people kill each other", ramping up his rhetoric against Ankara.

Two administrations, one in the capital and Thinni's in the east, have been vying for power since an armed group called Libya Dawn seized Tripoli in July and reinstated lawmakers from a previous assembly, four years after Muammar Gaddafi's ousting.

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