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February 3, 2016 10:55 am

Kerry Warns of ISIS Expanding Stronghold Into Libya

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US Secretary of State John Kerry. Photo: Twitter.

US Secretary of State John Kerry. Photo: Twitter.

Advances in the campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq are forcing the extremists to abandon territory there, generating concerns that they are carving out a new stronghold in oil-rich Libya, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Tuesday.

“As everybody here knows, that country has resources,” Kerry said at a conference of 23 foreign ministers from nations that form the core of a coalition fighting the Islamic State. “The last thing in the world you’d want is a false caliphate with access to billions of dollars in oil revenue.”

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