UN Envoy: IS Poised to Become 'Serious Threat' in Libya

May 23, 2015 1:32 PM

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The United Nations envoy on Libya says that Islamic State extremists can "become a very serious threat" in the country within months if rival governments fail to reach a unity deal.

Bernadino Leon told a regional conference of the World Economic Forum on Saturday that the IS presence in Libya has grown in recent months from small groups to more than 2,000 loyalists.

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