UK offers support to Libyan PM

David Cameron has spoken to his Libyan counterpart Ali Zeidan following his release after being seized by gunmen today and promised the UK's support to help build a "stable, free, peaceful" Libya, the Prime Minister's spokesman has said.

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Libyan PM returns to office after his abduction

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan attends

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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