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3 reasons why partitioning Libya is a bad idea

While the Trump administration so far has failed to present a well-defined policy on Libya, the administration seems to be sending mixed signals.
President of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj delivers the opening speech of a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council on February 27, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The United Nations Human Rights Council opens its main annual session, with the US taking its seat for the first time under President Donald Trump's leadership. / AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

In their final communique at the end of their two-day meeting in Italy on April 10, the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven yet again expressed their unequivocal support of the Libyan political agreement and its transitional government headed by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, while calling on all armed groups in the Libyan capital to “desist from actions that would exacerbate internal division and fuel further conflict.”

The G-7 is a group of major world economies including Italy, Germany, France, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, after Russia was kicked out because it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014.

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