Groups of overseas fighters have left Libya -foreign minister

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CAIRO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Groups of overseas fighters have left Libya and authorities are on the lookout for methods to get extra to depart the nation, Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush mentioned on Sunday.

“We are still seeking a larger and comprehensive organisation for the exit of mercenaries, and this is what we are seeking at the Libya Stability Conference which will be held this month,” Mangoush informed a information convention in Kuwait.

Libya has been racked by chaos and violence for the reason that 2011 NATO-backed rebellion that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, and was cut up after 2014 between warring western and japanese factions.

The head of Libya’s presidency council mentioned final month the convention would intention to make sure “unified, consistent” worldwide help and restore a way of Libyan management and possession over the nation’s future. learn extra

But Mohammed al-Menfi additionally warned of “serious challenges” that might undermine nationwide elections deliberate for Dec. 24 and pushed as a strategy to finish the disaster.

Reporting by Ahmed Hagagy; Writing by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by David Clarke

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush attends a news conference following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia August 19, 2021. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla el-Mangoush speaks during a news conference with EU's head of foreign policy Josep Borell (not seen), in Tripoli, Libya September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Hazem Ahmed

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush attends a news conference following a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia August 19, 2021. Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via REUTERS