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Libya's UN recognised government has called on the Security Council to lift an arms embargo put against the country.
The Tobruk-based government says it needs weapons to fight the rise of ISIL. The two rival governments are due to meet for talks in Morocco on Thursday.
Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the United Nations in New York: