Renegade Libya general urges reforms to end crisis

May 22, 2014 5:25 AM

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TRIPOLI: A renegade general who has launched an assault against Islamists in Benghazi warned Libya had become a "terrorist hub," calling for a civilian presidential high council to form an emergency cabinet and organise legislative elections.

Claiming to speak in the name of the army, Khalifa Haftar Wednesday urged the country's highest judicial authority "to form a civilian presidential high council tasked with forming an emergency cabinet and organising legislative elections."

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