Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan spoke at a Cabinet meeting aired live on Libyan TV, following his release from captivity after gunmen abducted him at dawn.
He thanked those who helped free him and said: "We hope this matter will be treated with wisdom and rationality, far from tension."
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