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World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against ISIS

john kerry with nasser judeh
TALKS ON LIBYA. Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh (R) listens to US Secretary of State John Kerry (L), during a bilateral meeting in Vienna, Austria, 16 May 2016. EPA/LEONHARD FOEGER / POOL

The Vienna conference is being co-chaired by the United States and Italy. More than 20 top diplomats are set to attend the meeting.

VIENNA, Austria (May 16, 2016) — World powers said Monday, May 16, they supported the lifting of an arms embargo on Libya and were ready to supply weapons to the country’s new unity government to help it fight the growing threat posed by the Islamic State group. Continue reading World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against ISIS