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Head of Libya's Tripoli govt says he wants to quit by end October

17 Sep 2020 / 04:16 H.

    TRIPOLI, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Wednesday announced his intention to step down by the end of October in a speech delivered on state television.

    Sarraj is head of the Government of National Accord, based in Tripoli, while eastern Libya and much of the south is controlled by a rival administration.

    (Reporting By Tripoli and Cairo newsrooms, writing by Angus McDowall)

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