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Libya Seeks Permission to Import Arms to Fight IS

Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers, and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and the Czech Republic. In a written request to the U.N. Security Council committee overseeing an arms embargo imposed upon the North African state, a copy of which was obtained Wednesday by Reuters, Libya said it needed the military equipment to take...

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