President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One, at Andrews Air Force Base, U.S. June 26, 2014 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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President Barack Obama hailed Libya's general election as a "milestone" Thursday and said that the United States would stand by the war-scarred nation on its transition to democracy.Libyan authorities have expressed hope that Wednesday's election, the results of which were still being tallied, will pave a way out of the turmoil that has gripped the country since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi."I congratulate the Libyan people on the conclusion of the elections for a new Council of Representatives, a milestone in their courageous efforts to transition from four decades of dictatorship toward a full democracy," Obama said in a statement. But he stressed that the vote was "just one step" in Libya's democratic shift.
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