Libyan rival parliament suspends U.N.-sponsored peace talks

January 21, 2015 10:07 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A parliament set up in Libya to rival the elected assembly has suspended U.N.-sponsored peace talks because of what it called fresh violence from the country's recognized government, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

Last week, the United Nations launched a new round of talks in Geneva aimed at defusing the oil producer's violent struggle between two governments and parliaments vying for control four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

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