The Military Prosecutor, Masoud Arhouma, has stated that the national judiciary has the original jurisdiction to try the Libyan defendants.

This came during his meeting with the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan, during which Khan affirmed keenness to enhance cooperation and provide international technical support in criminal matters

Khan's visit comes in the context of development related to the ongoing investigations on both sides, embodying the principle of complementarity between national and international courts and the prevention of impunity, the Public Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.