U.N. envoy meets head of Libya's rival parliament

November 11, 2014 6:25 PM

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TUNIS (Reuters) - A U.N. envoy held talks on Tuesday for the first time with the head of a self-declared Libyan parliament, which rejects the internationally recognized authorities, as part of efforts to find a solution to the country's deepening conflict.

Two rival governments, parliaments and chiefs of staff, as well as dozens of armed groups, are competing for power and a share of Libya's vital energy resources, three years after the violent overthrow of of Muammar Gaddafi.

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