UN Mission: Libyans at Geneva Talks Seek Unity Government

January 16, 2015 4:09 PM

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Libyan negotiators holding talks in Geneva have agreed to work toward forming a national unity government for their shattered nation, the U.N. mission to the North African country announced on Friday.

However, the development fell short of making significant progress toward stability in Libya since representatives of one of the main rival groups — the Islamist-dominated parliament in the capital of Tripoli and the militias backing it — were absent from the talks in Switzerland.

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