The High Council of State in Libya issued a strong statement on Thursday, urging the severing of ties with nations that support Israel’s bombardment and blockade of the Gaza Strip.
The ex-Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, has called for an immediate halt to the export of oil and gas from Libya until the war on Gaza stops.
UNSMIL completes technical review of Libyan electoral laws, commends the 6+6 for their effort and calls for a political settlement on remaining contentious issues
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) completed an initial technical review of the Presidential Election Law no. 28/2023 and Parliamentary Election Law no. 27/2023, which were officially received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the evening of Thursday, 5 October.
The High Council of State (HCS) reaffirmed its condemnation of communication with the Zionist entity, reiterating the criminalization of the sit-down, and holding the government directly responsible for those involved in the meeting.
The head of the High Council of State (HCS), Mohammed Takala, has stressed the importance of achieving peace in the country, ending all negative interventions, and unifying international positions towards the Libyan file to end the political crisis.
Former head of Libya’s High Council of State, Khalid al-Mishri, said the internationally recognized Government of National Unity (GNU) has “crossed all red lines” and must be brought down after reports of a meeting between Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush and her Israeli counterpart.
On 6 August, Libya’s High Council of State (HCS), one of the country’s main governing bodies, elected Mohammed Takala as its new head, replacing the incumbent Khaled al-Mishri, who had held the position for five years.
The House of Representatives (HoR) and the High Council of State (HCS) in Libya condemned on Tuesday the hostilities and kidnappings taking place in Tripoli, which endangered the lives of civilians and their property.
Libyan politicians have floated a plan to put together an interim government. The UN and other external actors should support this step toward breaking the country’s political deadlock.
One of Libya’s top governing bodies elected a new head on Sunday, in a development that could further fracture the country already split between two rival administrations.