February 2022

Al-Mishri says Libya’s HoR recent decisions aren't final, contradicting his previous statement

February 13, 2022 - 21:38
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri said Sunday that the constitutional amendment No. 12 and the appointment of a new Prime Minister by the House of Representatives (HoR) aren't final and the HCS has notes on those decisions that will be discussed in an official, transparent session, adding that he is keen on the greater good of Libya away from narrow personal gains.

Dbeibah reiterates to Williams the need to follow through with roadmap

February 13, 2022 - 20:37
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, discussed Sunday with the UN advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, the latest developments in the country, a statement by the Government of National Unity said.

Dbeibah confirmed to Williams the need to follow through with the roadmap approved in Geneva, saying all parties have a responsibility for paving the way for holding elections and constitutional referendum this year.

Al-Baybas denies withdrawing from PM candidacy contrary to HoR Speaker’s remarks

February 13, 2022 - 18:38
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The candidate for Prime Minister position within the House of Representatives’ (HoR) Khalid Al-Baybas denied that he had withdrawn his candidacy contrary to the announcement of HoR Speaker Aqila Saleh, who said in a session last Thursday that Al-Baybas had to pull out from the race and thus Fathi Bashagha – the second candidate – was automatically elected as PM.

Granting confidence to govt is not within the HCS mandate, says Al-Mishri

February 13, 2022 - 12:17
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The High Council of State (HCS) Head, Khaled Al-Mishri, said Saturday that the council does not have the authority to give confidence to a new prime minister.

Al-Mishri added in a speech broadcasted on the HCS Facebook account Facebook that there is a consensus among Libyans for the need to move beyond the current legislative bodies, including the House of Representatives and the High Council of State.