Britain condemns abduction of Libyan PM Zeidan

Britain condemns abduction of Libyan PM Zeidan
British Foreign Secretary William Hague.

LONDON - British Foreign Secretary William Hague demanded Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, who was seized by a former rebel faction on Thursday, be set free.

"I condemn the abduction of the Libyan Prime Minister in Tripoli this morning and call for his immediate release," Hague said in a statement.

"Our Ambassador is in touch with other members of the interim Government. It is vital that the process of political transition in Libya is maintained."

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