Tillerson’s retort came as he met with the Libyan prime minister. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP
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U.N. Libya envoy Ghassan Salame Saturday urged the conflict-torn country to seize an opportunity to forge its own path toward hoped-for elections next year while "international interference" is declining.Salame unveiled a plan in September for a legislative and presidential vote by next year in a bid to end years of political turmoil after the 2011 overthrow of long-time dictator Moammar Gadhafi.Friday, the United States renewed its support for Libya's U.N.-backed government and urged all parties in the country to get behind efforts to organize elections.In a statement released after the meeting, Tillerson promised continuing U.S. support for Sarraj's Government of National Accord, which still struggles to exert control across a Libya beset by factional fighting.
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