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Libya's Sarraj calls for elections in 2019 to end war

Jun 17 2019
Libya
Source: 
Iraq now

The head of Libya's UN-supported government on Sunday proposed holding nationwide elections to end the war in the North African country, as the forces of the rival military commander Khalifa Haftar continue their two-month-long battle to take the capital, Tripoli.

Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj told a news conference in Tripoli, the seat of his administration, that he is proposing a "Libyan forum" aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the conflict. The talks would draw up a roadmap for parliamentary and presidential elections to be held before the end of 2019.

Hafter rejects Macron call for unconditional ceasefire

May 23 2019
Libya
Source: 
Libya Herald
Libyan National Army (LNA) commander, Khalifa Haftar, rejected calls for a ceasefire in the Tripoli fighting during his talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris yesterday. Hafter was reported to have said that he was willing to negotiate a ceasefire ‘‘if certain conditions are met’’. These conditions were not made public.
 

PC member Kajman hails outcomes of current municipal elections

Apr 24 2019
Libya
Source: 
Libya Observer

Member of the Presidential Council (PC), Abdul Salam Kajman praised the achievements of the Central Committee for the Local Government Elections in making the municipal elections held recently a success.

This came during his meeting with the head of the Central Committee for Local Government Elections, Salem Bin Tahia to view the workflow of the electoral process.

Polling stations of seven municipalities end local government elections

Apr 21 2019
Libya
Source: 
Lybia Observer

The Central Committee for the Municipal Councils Elections closed the polling stations in seven municipalities that held local elections, after the end of the voting process at six o'clock yesterday evening.

The turnout in the seven municipalities until the closing of the ballot boxes amounted to 41%, with Al-Shuwairf Municipality registering the highest record with 67%, while the Municipality of Al-Qarada witnessed the lowest participation rate of 33%, according to Central Committee for the Municipal Councils Elections on Facebook.

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HCS member: Referendum on draft constitution this year seems farfetched

Mar 20 2019
Libya
Source: 
Libya Observer

The head of the committee for amending the political agreement in the High Council of State (HCS), Musa Faraj said that there is no indication that the referendum on the draft constitution would be held during this year, especially in light of the dispute and the appeals filed against the referendum law.

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