Major world powers could pursue sanctions against those who undermine Libya’s upcoming elections, a group of more than two dozen leaders announced Friday at a high-level summit in Paris.
Backers of Libya’s factions meet in Paris today to affirm their support for what is likely to become a messy election period.
The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, said he is ready to hand over power to an elected body via fair and independent elections, adding that the Presidential Council managed to implement all tasks asked of it, especially the handing over of power after elections.
The Libyan High Council of State has renewed its rejection to the elections laws issued by the House of Representatives (HoR) for violating constitutional declaration and political agreement as well as the political consensus.
A group of 49 members of the House of Representatives – including First Deputy Speaker Fawzi al-Nuwairi – affirmed their position that presidential elections must be held under an agreed-upon constitutional basis, calling for a review of the presidential and legislative electoral laws.
Senior leaders from the Libyan Army’s Volcano of Rage Operation, which defeated Haftar’s forces in their war on Tripoli between April 2019 and May 2020, said in a statement that they reject the laws of upcoming elections issued by the House of Representatives (HoR) and confirmed that those laws aren’t …
As the date for Libya’s presidential elections closes in, nine prominent figures are expected to run for the country’s top seat.
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 head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), Emad Sayeh, has said in statements to The Libya Observer that the commission had not received any letter from the Acting Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Fawzi al-Nuwairi, regarding the amendment of Article (12) of the president’s election law.