International Organization for Migration (IOM) says six bodies have been recovered and 29 others are still missing and presumed dead after a wooden sailboat overturned off the western Libya coast near Sabratha.
The new interim government and future ministers are replacing Libya’s two rival administrations as part of a UN-backed transitional roadmap, which envisages holding elections in the war-torn country in December.
Libya's UN-recognised government forces seized control of a strategic town and city near the capital Tripoli from militias loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Libya's unity government was created at UN-backed talks in 2015, but it has struggled to assert control, while a number of international initiatives since have failed to unite the country.
More than 5,000 migrants aiming to cross the Mediterranean to Europe were rescued by Libyan and Italian coastguards over the last two weeks.
The interceptions come after the the EU promised to give Libya more money to curb migration over the Mediterranean.
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