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Arab League welcomes HoR Speaker, HCS head joint statement
The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, welcomed the joint statement issued by the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) and the head of the High Council of State (HCS), regarding the constitutional document, under Egyptian auspices, following their discussions in Cairo on Thursday.
Aboul Gheit praised the Egyptian efforts for sponsoring the meetings concerned with the constitutional process, expressing his hope that this political development will be accompanied by practical and serious steps leading to the announcement of a clear and specific national road map to complete all necessary procedures to reach the elections.
He also appealed to all Libyan actors to support the current state of consensus in order to secure comprehensive national elections as soon as possible, stressing the Arab League’s continued support for all endeavors aimed at ending the transitional stages in Libya.