MORE: Libyan Prime Minister Asks Not to Form New Govt, Lana Says

Abdullah Theni says govt to continue working until a new PM is chosen, state-run news agency LANA reports, without saying how it got information. * Note: Theni, in a letter to parliament, said was stepping aside because he didn’t squabbling to take place or have his candidacy be the cause of any violence * NOTE: Theni, in the same letter, said he and his family were attacked last night in a residential neighborhood, putting their lives at risk * NOTE: Link to website http://pm.gov.ly/

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