Libyan PM reshuffles ministers to broaden support after Tripoli clashes

October 7, 2018 8:37 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya’s U.N.-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj changed the interior minister and reshuffled other cabinet posts on Sunday in a move seen as a bid to broaden his support nationwide and bolster security in the capital after weeks of clashes.

Tripoli has been hit by fighting between rival armed groups competing over access to public funds and power, part of chaos in Libya since the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

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