The High Council of State (HCS) has formed a committee to accept candidates' files running for sovereign positions according to previous understandings between the HCS and the House of Representatives (HoR) that the two councils are to carry out this mandate, a statement by the HCS media office said.

The committee was formed during the 62nd HCS regular session, which was held on Sunday, at the Council’s headquarters in Tripoli.

The HCS members also voted by the majority to accept the appointment of Al-Siddiq Al-Sour for the position of Attorney General for Libya.

According to the HCS media office, the session was dedicated to discussing the latest political developments in the country.