William Hague welcomes release of Libyan PM

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he welcomes the release of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan:

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I welcome release of Libyan PM. We will work with Libyan gov on ensuring the transition remains on track and insecurity is addressed

In an earlier tweet, he said he has spoken to US Secretary of State John Kerry this morning about the recent developments.

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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.