Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Omar Maiteeq said in an interview that only the U.S. has the power to pressure the oil-rich African nation's warring factions and their divided foreign backers to the bargaining table.
"We are not a government of the Muslim Brotherhood," he said with a laugh. "Everybody knows that. The group of people keeping the government together does not belong to that at all. It's very obvious. You can blame us for something else, but not that."