The Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) posted an amended version of the Libyan constitution draft on Sunday after the first version had been approved on Saturday, with a following attack on its members.
CDA calls on election commission to prepare referendum on draft constitution as Tebu representatives reject it
Despite confusion over the past couple of days as to whether the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) had legally voted in favour of the final version of its proposed constitution, it today told the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) to prepare for a referendum on it.
In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sirraj hailed a landmark deal struck Tuesday with rival military leader General Khalifa Haftar, but warned the divided country faces tough challenges before holding elections.
French President Emmanuel Macron has brought the two main Libyan rival groups together for face-to-face talks. The meeting in Paris is seen as a step towards reconciliation.
Justice and Construction Party, one of Libyan Political Agreement signatories, has rejected the outcome of Paris meeting between the head of UN-installed Presidential Council Fayaz Al-Sirraj and chief of Dignity Operation Khalifa Haftar.
The Libyan religious cleric Ali Salabi said Tuesday that before talking about elections, there must be an elections law in Libya that can regulate the process.
Libya’s UN backed government called for parliamentary and presidential elections in March 2018, reports confirmed on Saturday, citing efforts to bring an end to the war-torn country’s conflict.
A leaked document said to be of an agreement between Khalifa Haftar, leader of Dignity Operation, and Fayez Al-Sirraj, the Head of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government, was circulated on local Libyan media outlets.
Abdul Rahman Al-Sweihli was elected again as the Head of the High Council of State (HCS) after he won achieving 66 votes while his opponent from Construction and Justice Party Abdelsalam Ghweila came second with only 22 votes, in an election ceremony that was aired live from the HCS headquarters …
The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) announced, on Sunday, that it is ready to implement any electoral process, either presidential or parliamentary election. It confirmed that it would take the entire legal responsibility.