The House of Representatives president Ageela Salah has refuted claims that he is hindering reconciliation in Libya by blocking a vote on the Government of National Accord (GNA). He also said he had nothing to fear from planned sanctions against him.
In an effort to end the divisions that have stymied the writing a new constitution, all members of the Constitution Drafting Assembly have been invited to begin meeting in Oman from tomorrow.
There will be no handover of power to Faiez Serraj or any “foreign imposed” government, the administration in Tripoli headed by Khalifa Ghwell has said. It also denied there had been any meeting in Tunis between the two men.
A UN report has acknowledged that the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) based in Malta and under the control of the internationally recognized government at the time of Prime Minister Abdullah Thinni, appointed by the House of Representatives in Tobruk, ‘’have access to the assets of those wealth funds’’.
Tripoli militia leader Haithem Tajouri has come out of favour of a restoration of the Senussi monarchy as the solution to the Libyan crisis.
A UN report has accused the Tripoli-based CBL of supporting militias and terrorists and of being ‘’lenient towards the National Salvation Government’’.
The continuing General National Congress (GNC) has sworn in a new batch of members to replace the ever diminishing number of those actually elected in July 2012.
According to the Tripoli office of the Libyan news agency LANA, a group of new members was sworn in today at the GNC’s Rixos headquarters in front of GNC president Nuri Abu Sahmain.
El Consejo Presidencial de Libia, un órgano de nueve miembros impulsado por la ONU desde el 17 diciembre, difundió el sábado por la noche un comunicado en el que llamaba a la transmisión de poderes de forma “pacífica y ordenada” hacia un Gobierno de un
The Civil Registry Authority (CRA) confirmed yesterday that it had been forcibly taken over by ‘’ideologically extremist groups’’ who took control of its database of Libyan citizens which would have ‘’enabled them to control the affairs of Libyans and the manipulation of their identities for their own interests’’.
The Presidency Council has claimed that its proposed 13-ministry government has effectively been given the go-ahead by the endorsement signed by some hundred members of the House of Representatives (HoR) last month and by the Libya Dialogue in its statement on Thursday.
The UN-imposed government led by Fayaz Sirraj has called on all Libyan state institutions to start dealing with it immediately and urged the international community to stop dealing with Tripoli and Tobruk governments.
In fresh statement of support for the Government of National Accord (GNA), the United States, Italy and UN Special Envoy Martin Kobler have said they expect the Presidency Council to move quickly to Tripoli.