Leaders and Revolutionaries of the force supporting the libyan army on Saturday doomed the election of Fathi Bashagha as head of the new governmentune move this runs the risk of triggering a new power struggle in the war-torn nation.
In a statement read in Martyrs Square in the capital Tripoli, they said that the supporting force denounces “the state of nonsense that contradicts the results of politics dialogue forum and wants the country to enter a new phase of transition.”
Decisions taken in the House of Representatives (HoR) in son last Encounter in Tobruk were not “in compliance with fair and transparent procedures,” they said.
They expressed “strong support for legislative elections, referendum on the constitution and the presidential elections soon like possible”, according to the press release.
The High Council of State (HCS) head Khalid al-Mishri, on on the other hand, said that the appointment of Bashagha to replace Dbeibah stemmed from the text following “a rare consensus” between the parliamentary bodies on On Saturday.
HCS, based in Tripoli body which is equivalent to a senate, generally rivals the HoR, based in Tobruk.
the parliament in eastern Libya named Bashagha the country new prime minister on Thusday.
The outgoing Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, however rejected the move, swearing to remain in his post up to national elections take place.
Bashagha and Dbeibah both have the support of rival armed groups in the Libyan capital. The position of the UN and the major powers will be critical in determine the result of the struggle over interim government after years of foreign ownership in the dispute. The United Nations continued to support Dbeibah after the house is vote. However, the UN has declared on On Friday that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took note of the move through parliament name Bashagha, and a move through parliament along with the HCS to be traced out a version revised path towards the elections.
Stephanie Williams, UN special to advise on Libya says free and fair elections in Libya should be held “in the shortest possible time”, like her met both Dbeibah and Bashagha.
Elections in Libya were scheduled on December 24 but were postponed car of disagreements between political rivals. No new Dated for the vote was agreed as of again.
The Libyans hope that the elections help end the armed conflict in this oil-rich country for year.