Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu voiced Turkey’s continued support for Libya ahead of the country’s critical upcoming elections, during his meeting with President of the High Council of the State of Libya Khaled al-Mishri on Wednesday in Ankara.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, called for abstaining from participating in elections neither by candidacy nor by going to polls, adding in his statement at a gathering in Tripoli on Tuesday that the world knows that the current elections’ laws are flawed but is …
The High Council of State (HCS) Head Khaled Al-Mishri said it was France, Egypt, and the UAE that drafted the election laws citing that was the reason for not submitting them to the House of Representatives (HoR) before adoption.
On Wednesday, Chairman of Libya’s High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, expressed concern over plans to hold presidential elections in the absence of a constitution.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State Khalid Al-Mishri said Monday that there are some countries that don’t want stability in Libya and are creating hindrances by issuing inapplicable laws or laws that can’t bring about acceptable results.
Several elected mayors rejected in a statement Wednesday the “individual” approach of the House of Representatives (HoR) in issuing elections laws in violation of the political agreement, constitutional declaration, roadmap and HoR internal laws.
High State Council calls on HNEC to cease working with the election laws promulgated unilaterally by HoR
In a letter yesterday, the High State Council (HSC) called on Libya’s High National Elections Commission (HNEC) to cease working with the presidential and parliamentary election laws presented to it by the House of Representatives (HoR).
Libya has faced a bumpy road towards obtaining a stable government, despite establishing a ceasefire in October 2020 which precipitated a unity agreement and slated elections for 24 December 2021.
High Council of State yesterday announced its rejection of the legislative election law approved by the House of Representatives.
The head of Libya’s Presidency Council said on Saturday he would urge candidates in elections proposed for December not to take part unless there was consensus on the vote’s legal framework, reports Reuters.