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Meeting between UN envoy, Libyan prime minister ends after explosions, though no one wounded

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, European Union Special Representative for the Southern Mediterranean Bernardino Leon speaks with the media, after a meeting of ambassadors of the 28 EU member nations, in Brussels. On Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, a series of nearby explosions prematurely ended a meeting between Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and the U.N. top envoy to the country, Bernardino Leon, in the eastern Libyan city of Bayda. No one was wounded and Leon, who had planned to travel to other cities on his visit, left immediately after the blasts for the airport. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo, European Union Special Representative for the Southern Mediterranean Bernardino Leon speaks with the media, after a meeting of ambassadors of the 28 EU member nations, in Brussels. On Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, a series of nearby explosions prematurely ended a meeting between Libya's Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni and the U.N. top envoy to the country, Bernardino Leon, in the eastern Libyan city of Bayda. No one was wounded and Leon, who had planned to travel to other cities on his visit, left immediately after the blasts for the airport. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)  (The Associated Press)

A series of nearby explosions prematurely ended a meeting between Libya's prime minister and the United Nations top envoy to the country, though no one was wounded.

Samir Ghattas, spokesman for the U.N. mission in Libya, said it was not clear whether the explosions Sunday were targeting the meeting between U.N. envoy Bernardino Leon and Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni in the eastern city of Bayda. Leon, who had planned to travel to other cities on his visit, left immediately after the blasts for the airport.

Leon was in Libya after the country's supreme court declared Thursday the new government and parliament unconstitutional, causing more chaos in a country already squeezed by warring militias. Al-Thinni is the prime minister of the internationally recognized government.