The President of the High Council of State (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, said that tribalism and the language of arms must not be used in the city of Murzuq.

During his meeting with a delegation of Murzuq's elders, Al-Mishri emphasized the need to find radical solutions to the disputes with in the city through dialogue and reconciliation among all components, according to the media office of HCS.

For their part, the elders of Murzuq made clear that they were open to any dialogue that would stop the fighting and bloodshed in the city.

The southern city of Murzuq has descended into chaos and tribal conflict ignited by the invasion of warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups to the south before moving to western Libya to attack Tripoli.