Renegade general says Libya needs crisis gov't to oversee elections

by Reuters
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 20:33 GMT

ABYAR, Libya, May 22 (Reuters) - A renegade Libyan general said on Wednesday the North African country needed to form a national crisis government to oversee the upcoming elections.

"We need a crisis government," Khalifa Haftar told reporters in Abyar in eastern Libya, adding that a military campaign to fight Islamist militants would continue.

(Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli, Feras Bosalum and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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