File: This March 29, 2012 photo shows an Arab tribesman and resident in Gardah in the southern Libyan town of Sabha firing a rocket launcher. (AFP PHOTO / STR)
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Libya's rival factions should stick to a United Nations peace process and prepare for elections in spring 2018, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday, trying to give stalled U.N. talks a new push.The North African country has two rival governments, one in the east and a U.N.-backed administration in the capital Tripoli in the west, in a conflict stemming from the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 .The United Nations launched a new round of talks in September in Tunis between the rival factions to prepare for presidential and parliamentary elections in 2018, but they broke off after one month.
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