Libya Orders Illegitimate Militias To Disband
Harnessing popular anger against powerful armed groups in Libya, Libya's president ordered that the country’s militias either come under government authority or disband, the Associated Press reported.
"In a statement published by the official LANA news agency, the military asked all armed groups using the army's camps, outposts and barracks in the capital, Tripoli, and other cities to hand them over. It warned that it will resort to force if the groups refuse."
The recent attack which left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead, was what caused Libyans to speak out in anger against the various armed factions running around the country which the government, a year after the end of the country's civil war, still has little control of, The AP reported.
The rogue militias have been given a deadline to disband by Tuesday, Fox News reported.
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