By Ahmed Elumami.
Tripoli, 25 November 2013:
Prime Minister Ali Zeidan is in Benghazi for emergency talks with local security heads, following this . . .[restrict]morning’s violent clashes between Benghazi Special Forces and Ansar Al-Sharia.
Zeidan, who returned to Tripoli from the UK today, flew to Benghazi with a delegation of ministers, a source close to the Prime Ministry told the Libya Herald. These include the Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Interior Minister, Sadiq Abdulrahman, Minister of Justice, Salah Al-Marghani, and Chief of Staff, Colonel Abdulsalam Jadallah Al-Obaidi,
They are understood to be meeting with the heads of the city’s Security Directorate and the Benghazi Joint Security Room, as well as some Benghazi elders.
This is Zeidan’s second visit to Benghazi in a fortnight. On 11 November, he was there to discuss the city’s ongoing security crisis with the Commander of Benghazi Special Forces Wanis Bukhamada and the senior commander of helicopter operations in the east of Libya, Abd Nasser Bousnina. [/restrict]