Head of UN-proposed Presidency Council, Fayaz Sirraj, installed Tuesday Osama Al-Jwaili, from Zintan, as Chief of the Western Military Zone and Mohammed Al-Haddad, from Misrata, as Chief of the Central Military Zone.
Following fast on the announcement by the Presidency Council (PC) three days ago that it was dividing Libya into seven military regions as part of efforts to pacify the country, it has now unveiled its first two appointments.
The Presidency Council in Tripoli has announced plans for the formation of seven military zones across Libya. They will cover Tripoli, Benghazi, Tobruk, Sebha, Kufra and the Central and Western regions.
The State Council (SC) has condemned the Presidency Council’s (PC) suspension of defence minister Mahmoud Barghati without waiting for the result of the enquiry it has ordered into the Brak Al-Shatti massacre.
The UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council (PC) issued a statement Friday suspending the defense minister-designate, Mahdi Al-Barghathi, following the attack on Brak Al-Shati base in southern Libya by the Third Force and fighters loyal to the defense ministry.
Criticism of Presidency Council (PC) foreign minister Mohamed Siala over his apparent endorsement of Khalifa Haftar as head of the Libyan armed forces is growing.
Khalifa Hafter has given absent members of the armed forces three weeks to report for duty or face the sack.
Administrative Control Authority cautions Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings beyond four-year legal limit
Libya’s Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has today cautioned the Serraj-GNA Foreign Ministry for extending diplomatic postings abroad beyond the legally permitted four-year period. The ACA is the state oversight body for state employees.
The Presidential Council has formed a committee to coordinate communication channels between the fighting parties in southern Libya after the ceasefire in the region did not hold long.
The Military Council for Al-Zintan Revolutionaries (MCZR) said, on Wednesday in a statement, that it is now sure that the general leadership of the army that led by General Khalifa Haftar had appointed personalities from the military figures of the Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in high military and security positions.