The Speaker of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh has said that elections are the only way to build a law and institution state and a state where power is peacefully circulated.
The UN Security Council reiterated its support to the political agreement as the only viable framework for ending the Libyan political crisis.
Khalifa Haftar has preliminarily approved upcoming elections, but calls for the relocation of the headquarters of the High National High Elections Commission (HNEC) from Tripoli and the change of its management, Al-Salheen Al-Ghaithi, a member of the Dialogue Committee of House of Representatives, declares.
The head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that there are some factions are working against holding the general elections in Libya.
Some of the supporters of the commander of the Dignity Operation, General Khalifa Haftar, destroyed the boards of the elections centres in the city of Benghazi, on Friday. The group wanted to send out a message that they are against the elections, calling the Libyans not to register or participate …
Libya’s transitional period must be completed before the end of 2018, UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salamé has said. Speaking at a question-and-answer session with Libyan journalists at the old royal palace in Tripoli today, he said that he had come to Libya to share in building institutions.
Brigitte Curma, France’s Ambassador to Libya, agreed to contribute €200,000 to the Libyan Electoral Project Fund, Tuesday.
90 members of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) have called for forming a committee to choose candidates to fill the sovereign posts in Libya in coordination with the High Council of State (HCS) – the rival legislative body in Tripoli.
As UN special envoy Ghassan Salamé together with Khalifa Hafter, Faiez Serraj, Ageela Saleh and other top Libyan players discuss having fresh elections, possibly as early as September next year, the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has started an advertising campaign encouraging Libyans to register to vote.
The head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiz Al-Saraj received at his residence in Washington, DC, a number of non-governmental American orginizations officials specialized in the field of elections.