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Interior Ministry warns against “mobilizing” calls in Tripoli

The Interior Ministry of the Government of National Accord warned against what it described “a return to square one” referring to the recent calls for “mobilization” of troops and individuals in Tripoli with the aim of destabilizing the country, according to a Saturday statement by the ministry.

The statement added any attempt to harm Tripoli’s security would not be acceptable and the ministry would prevent the spread of chaos and intervention in the lives of citizens.

The ministry reassured the Libyan people that the police efforts would continue to empower the state and the rule of law.

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