Libyan Government Warns Of New Militia Threat In Capital

wochit politics
May 22, 2014 AT 12:35 PM
Libya's government accused parliament on Thursday of putting security in the capital at risk by summoning a militia from the west of the country to protect the assembly. Parliamentary speaker Nuri Abu Sahmain invited the Central Shield militia to come to Tripoli after gunmen stormed the legislature on Sunday in an attack claimed by renegade general Khalifa Haftar. He said, "This threatens the security of residents in Tripoli.