The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, held an extensive meeting on Tuesday with a number of mayors of municipalities, accompanied by the Minister of Local Government and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Local Government for Municipal Affairs.

During the meeting, the Minister of Local Government indicated that the mayors’ meeting came without prior arrangement, in order to discuss the latest events that took place in the capital, Tripoli, at dawn on Tuesday, saying “this confirms the mayors’ desire for stability and safety”.

For their part, the mayors confirmed their full support for the GNU and the desire of the Libyan people to hold elections as soon as possible, according to the government official Facebook page.