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A Way Forward for Devolving Local Power in Libya?

Despite the signing of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in Skhirat in 2015, the political situation in Libya appears no closer to being resolved. Indeed, there is now a widening consensus within Libya and among concerned states that the LPA must be amended. Over the last two years, cleavages within …

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HoR and State Council dialogue committees agree on 3-person Presidency Council and separate prime minister

The dialogue committees of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the State Council (SC), meeting in Tunis to work out amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement have agreed to reduce the Presidency Council (PC) from nine to three and that the prime minister should be a separate appointment.

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HoR and State Council dialogue committees start work to amend Skhirat agreement

The dialogue committees of the House of Representatives and the State Council started their discussions today to amend the Libyan Political Agreement so that it is acceptable to both bodies and can be approved by the HoR. They met in formal session in a Tunis hotel under the auspices of …

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No military solution in Libya, Brazzaville summit stresses

The attendees of the African Union summit on Libya have confirmed in the final statement of the Brazzaville-held political event that there is no military solution in Libya, adding that only a Libyan-Libyan dialogue without foreign intervention can solve the crisis.

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HoR Speaker blames UN-proposed Presidential Council for failure of LPA

The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh has blamed the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council (PC) for the “failure” of the accord among all parties in Libya and hindrance of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA).

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UK Foreign Minister visits Tripoli, pledges £9m to help Libya fight human trafficking

The Foreign Minister of the UK, Boris Johnson arrived in Tripoli and met with the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Serraj, on Wednesday. The British ambassador to Libya, Peter Mellitt also attended the meeting.

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