By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 5 August 2014:
The Libyan government has condemned the takeover of government ministries in Tripoli by armed militias . . .[restrict]and has said that it is working to re-establish its authority in the capital.
In a statement issued yesterday by the Prime Minister’s office, the government called the takeover of the ministries a “criminal act” and promised to pursue and sanction the parties involved.
The acts were in violation of the resolution issued by the United Nations Security Council on 27 August condemning the violent attacks of foreign missions and government institutions by armed groups, the statement said.
The government added that it was determined to ensure that its authority over all ministries in the capital city was restored. [/restrict]