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UN envoy Bernardino Leon | (www.un.org)

The United Nations envoy for Libya has proposed the formation of a national unity government after months of difficult talks. Since 2014 Libya has had two rival parliaments – an Islamist-backed one in Tripoli and an internationally recognized government in the east.

UN envoy Bernardino Leon told a news conference in Morocco that Fayez Sarraj would be nominated as prime minister. But both parliaments must back the deal and some MPs cast doubt on the UN plan. (BBC)