The United Nations said Thursday it will broker new talks between rival institutions from war-torn Libya next week to try to break a deadlock on the rules for long-awaited elections.
UN urges refrain from using LPDF’s 22 June expiration date as tool for manipulation: Expiration date was conditional on elections being held
Farhan Haq, the Deputy Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General said in yesterday’s briefing that the expiration date of 22 June of the current Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s roadmap was based on elections being held prior to the date.
Foreign Ministry summons Chargé d’Affairs of Egyptian embassy over ill-treatment of Libyans at crossing point
The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Chargé d’Affairs of the Egyptian Embassy to Libya, Tamer Mustafa, to inform him of the ministry’s dissatisfaction with the ill-treatment that the Libyan citizens receive during their entry and exit from Egypt.
The Head of the Presidential Council (PC), Muhammad Menfi, has reiterated the council’s readiness to adopt any proposal that contributes to resolving the political stalemate in Libya.
UN Special Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, has confirmed that House of Representatives (HoR) Speaker and High Council of State (HCS) Head had accepted her invitation to meet at UN Office in Geneva on 28-29 June to discuss constitutional framework for Libya elections.
The United Nations has expressed disappointed after Libya’s House of Representative and High Council of State failed to reach an agreement on constitutional basis for holding national elections in the country.
Libya’s parliament-appointed Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha said on Wednesday his government supported removing all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya, guided by a committee set up to safeguard a ceasefire after the 2014-2020 conflict.
In the period of 12 – 18 June 2022, 590 migrants have been disembarked back on Libyan shores, according to International Organization for Migration.
Turkey on Tuesday ratified to extend its troop deployment in Libya for another 18 months, as the North African country is still far from reaching a political solution to the decadelong crisis.
A group of members of the High Council of State (HCS) aligned with the Prime Minister-designate of Parliament, Fathi Bashagha, are demanding the incumbent PM Abdul Hamid Dbeibah to hand over the government HQ smoothly.