Tunisia's Ghannouchi opposes military intervention in Libya

"We are against any military intervention in Libya," Ghannouchi, the leader of the Ennahda movement, said in a video footage posted on the movement's website

Tunisia's Ghannouchi opposes military intervention in Libya

 

World Bulletin / News Desk

Tunisia's Rachid Ghannouchi said Thursday he opposes any military intervention in crisis-hit Libya.

"We are against any military intervention in Libya," Ghannouchi, the leader of the Ennahda movement, said in a video footage posted on the movement's website.

"We call on our sons, brothers and elders of Libya to lay down arms and react positively with initiative championed by Algeria and the United Nations to help prevent foreign intervention," he added.

Libya remains locked in a months-long struggle between rival camps, a state of affairs that has yielded two rival seats of governments in Tripoli and Tobruk respectively.

On Monday, the Egyptian army carried out airstrikes against suspected targets of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group in eastern Libya's Darnah city.

The strikes came shortly after the militant group released a video showing the decapitation of 21 Egyptian hostages in Libya.

At a Wednesday meeting of the UN Security Council, Egypt – which only recognizes Libya's Tobruk-based government – called on the UN to lift a ban on international arms sales to the North African country.

 

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