Geneva / Tripoli (dpa) - The conflicting parties in Libya have elected a new transitional government that is supposed to pave the way for nationwide elections in the civil war country in December.

The participants in a Libyan dialogue forum, under UN supervision, elected a prime minister and a three-person presidium in Switzerland on Friday.

With these four posts, the camps from the east and west, which have been hostile for years, are to be united.

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