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UN advisor: Libya doesn’t need a new prolonged transitional period

The UN advisor on Libya, said on Twitter that she had met late on Sunday with the Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, in Tripoli and discussed the obstacles facing the electoral process and the means to address them.

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Stephanie Williams: Election is going to be a one-size-fits-all solution

The UN Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said in a meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh that a solution for the crisis of legitimacy in Libya is only possible through elections, adding that Libyans want an end to the transitional period.

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UN Special Adviser on Libya: ‘Discourse of War Has Been Replaced by Discourse of Politics’

Last month, US diplomat Stephanie Williams, who headed the Libya reconciliation talks that led to the October 2020 ceasefire, was appointed as the new special adviser to the UN chief on Libya. Her appointment came shortly before the country was due to hold the first round of its presidential election …

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How Libya’s Fragile Unity Is Being Tested by Election

Libya’s decision to postpone a landmark presidential vote has damaged efforts to rebuild a nation riven by conflict since the overthrow of strongman Moammar Al Qaddafi a decade ago. Foreign powers that waged a proxy war there still appear to support a transition to democracy. But the delay has weakened …

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Flames on the Horizon? … Libya may be heading toward new rounds of conflict in the aftermath of its recently aborted elections

Nearly ten years ago, in the summer of 2012, the citizens of Libya went to the polls for the first time in four decades to vote for a national legislature. It was a watershed moment in the country’s path after the overthrow and death of Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi at …

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UNSC Sanctions Committee confirms ‘‘preserving the integrity and value of Libyan frozen assets meant for the benefit of the Libyan people’’

The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) reaffirmed that the UN Security Council Sanctions Committee had re-emphasised that that it is ‘‘preserving the integrity and value of Libyan frozen assets meant for the benefit of the Libyan people.’’

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