UN postpones Libya national conference amid fighting in Tripoli

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Decision comes as a blow to those hoping it would smooth path to democratic elections

The United Nations has been forced to postpone a carefully planned and potentially watershed national conference on Libya’s political future after the assault on Tripoli by forces under the command of the eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar.

The two-day conference in the town of Ghadames was due to be attended by 120 delegates on 14-15 April. The decision to shelve the summit is a blow to Libya’s democratic forces, who had hoped it might open a path to presidential and parliamentary elections by the end of this year.

Related: What does the battle for Tripoli mean for Libya and the region?

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