New fighting near Libyan oil port as U.N. seeks to restart talks

February 3, 2015 1:19 PM

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - New clashes erupted on Tuesday between Libyan rival factions fighting for control of the country's biggest oil port Es Sider, killing several people, both sides said.

The fighting came a day after the United Nations said it was seeking a ceasefire to pave the way for a new round of peace talks between rival factions operating two opposing governments, nearly four years after Muammar Gaddafi's overthrow.

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