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UN Security Council discusses concerns over spread of Libya's foreign fighters

The killing of Chad's leader has ignited fears over the potential spread of violent mercenaries outside of Libya.
Government of National Accord troops

Member states of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday met to discuss concerns over the potential spread of thousands of foreign fighters in Libya’s civil war.

The meeting was called by representatives from Kenya, Tunisia and Niger in response to the killing of Chad’s president by rebels based across that country’s northern border in Libya. Details of the closed session were reported by AFP.

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