Libya ‘violations’ risk vote delay: interior minister

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Al-Araby

Libya may have to delay presidential polls slated for December 24 if worsening “violations” threatening the electoral process continue, Interior Minister Khaled Mazen said on Tuesday. The warning comes a day after the government and the UN expressed concern over an intimidation campaign that has shut the court where the son of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi tried to appeal his rejected presidential bid. The December 24 polls come as part of a push to end a decade of violence in oil-rich Libya following a NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed Gaddafi in 2011. “The continued obstruction o…

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