Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - Page 6 News List

Libyan parliament votes to oust prime minister-elect

TOUGH JOB:Mustafa Abushagur accepted the decision, but warned of instability if it takes too long to elect a new PM, who faces proliferating militias and a divided nation

AP, TRIPOLI

Independent Libyan lawmaker Nizar Kawan, who is aligned with the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, said the Islamist group’s party and a liberal coalition led by former Libyan rebel prime minister Mahmoud Jibril had been holding talks about replacing Abushagur with an independent figure who has no political background.

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