Libya's elected parliament agrees to resume U.N. talks: spokesman

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Posted: Mar 02, 2015 2:55 PM

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected House of Representatives (HOR) on Monday agreed to go back to United Nations-brokered peace talks with a rival government, a week after they pulled out over a militant suicide bombing, a parliament spokesman said.

"The HoR voted today to resume the peace dialogue after we held a meeting with the U.N. envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon," the spokesman, Faraj Hashem, said.

(Reporting by Ayman al-Warfalli; writing by Patrick Markey; editing by Ralph Boulton)