Libyan PM resigns live on TV after failure of talks

Q.  Which country’s prime minister resigned live on TV, hours after peace talks between the country’s rival factions restarted?
- Published on 28 Aug 15

a. Egypt
b. Libya
c. Sudan
d. South Sudan

ANSWER: Libya
 
The prime minister of Libya's internationally recognised government, Abdullah al-Thani, has announced his resignation. The announcement was made in a surprise move live on television, hours after peace talks between the country's rival factions restarted. During the talk show, Prime Minister Al-Thani faced angry questions from citizens who blamed his government for the lack of basic services such as electricity and poor security in areas of it controls. Al-Thani said during the show that if his exit is the solution, he resigns. He added that his resignation will be submitted to the parliament on 16th Aug’15.

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