Fighters loyal to Libya's internationally recognized government celebrate as they come close to seizing the center of the eastern coastal city on February 23, 2016. AFP / ABDULLAH DOMA
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A majority of lawmakers from Libya's internationally recognized parliament said Wednesday that they supported a UN-backed unity government but had faced intimidation before a confidence vote.A Presidential Council, born of a UN-brokered agreement in December between a minority of members of the rival parliaments, last week put forward a unity government of 18 members.According to the parliament's website, 99 lawmakers would need to vote in favour of the new unity government for it to receive the legislature's approval.
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