In Tripoli, the Libyan embassy staff member abducted in Egypt, according to Reuters .
Egyptian was on Friday, January 24, abducted by armed men from his home in Tripoli, the Libyan Foreign Ministry officials said. Libya’s Foreign Ministry is making all possible efforts for the release of kidnapped Egyptian, they reported, adding that the Egyptian embassy security will be strengthened.
In the Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed that one of the kidnapped Tripoli embassy staff, while not becoming to specify any other details. In turn, sources in the embassy of Egypt in Libya told AFP, that no embassy personnel kidnapped diplomat status, but he holds a diplomatic passport.
Responsibility for the kidnapping of an Egyptian until claimed none of the operations in Libya radical groups, any conditions for his release is not pushed.
A source in the power structures of Libya in an interview with AFP suggested that the abduction of Egyptian could be the answer to the detention in Egypt one of the most influential leader of the Libyan armed groups Shaaban Hadei taken into custody in Alexandria on Friday. Head of the Libyan parliament demanded from Egypt to explain the reasons for detention Hadei and “prepare for his immediate release.”
In Libya, where the confrontation between government forces, insurgents and local militias, often occur abduction. So, in November 2013 was kidnapped deputy intelligence chief of the country in October – Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. Become the object of kidnapping foreigners. In January 2014, gunmen in a few days kept the South Korean official, was kidnapped in Tripoli on the way home from work.