The Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, briefed the United Nations Human Rights Council on the Government of National Unity’s (GNU) efforts to undermine impunity and preserve the rights of victims, stressing that Libya asked the Council to send a fact-finding mission to document violations, and is awaiting the final report.
The head of the State Council, Khaled Al-Mishri, accused the head of the National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, of giving the UAE many concessions in the oil sector that it “does not deserve,” stressing that it has thus controlled the oil sector “in an inappropriate way.”
A gathering known as the Libyan National Forces has affirmed its support for the UN Envoy initiative regarding a new roadmap for holding parliamentary and presidential elections this year.
The Vice-President of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, says legitimacy in Libya can only be refurbished through an electoral process, in an interview with the Aljazeera Channel.
Two people were killed and another injured when two armed factions exchanged fire in the Mutrad area, west of Al-Zawiya, on Monday.
In mid-February, during the raid of a suspected trafficker’s warehouse in Tazerbu, southeast Libya, the Kufra branch of the Department for Combating Illegal Migration (DCIM) found 231 immigrants crammed into the building – including 80 children.
Libya’s parliament hit back on Tuesday at the UN envoy to the war-torn country, after he criticised its failure to agree a legal basis for elections and proposed a UN-led initiative.
In agreement with the United States, Egyptian-European sources told Al-Arabiya TV that the Libyan army would be trained and completely restructured under an Egyptian-European proposal.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State, (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, criticized the visit of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, (HoR) , Aqila Saleh, to Syria and his meeting with the Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, adding in an interview with Al Jazeera Mubasher TV that “no man …
“The political process remains protracted and falls short of the aspirations of Libyans, who seek to elect their leaders and reinvigorate their political institutions,” said Abdoulaye Bathily, Special Representative for Libya and head of the UN’s political mission in the country, known as UNSMIL.