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Qatar expresses support for 'free and fair elections' in Libya

Some Libyan politicians are concerned that the country’s historic elections scheduled for Dec. 24 could be delayed.
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The Qatari government reiterated its support Thursday for Libya’s transitional government and the upcoming elections.

The State of Qatar “expressed hope that free and fair elections would be held to achieve the aspirations of the Libyan people and preserve Libya's sovereignty and territorial integrity,” according to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement.

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