Libya crisis talks held in London as economy ‘nears collapse’

Prime minister Fayez al-Sarraj meets John Kerry and Boris Johnson against background of civil war and economic ruin

John Kerry and Boris Johnson are hosting crisis talks with Libya’s leaders in London in an attempt to ward off the collapse of the country’s war-torn economy.

The World Bank has said Libya’s economy is near collapse as the civil war worsens and bank reserves plummet.

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