Officials attend a one-day meeting entitled International Support the Libyan Government of National Accord on April 12, 2016, in Tunis. / AFP / FETHI BELAID
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Around 50 countries and international organisations met in Tunis on Tuesday to discuss "international support" for a new unity government in neighboring Libya.The one-day meeting sponsored by the United Nations and Great Britain aims to allow representatives of the U.N.-backed authority to outline its priorities to rebuild the country's economy after five years of turbulence.The offices of international organisations and many embassies working on Libya have been based in Tunis, awaiting better security in Tripoli where the unity government is working to establish its authority.The WHO has said that $50 million (around 44 million euros) is needed to meet the life-saving needs of nearly two million people in Libya's health sector alone.
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