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a parliamentary committee refuses to set a date for the elections, H24info

A committee of the Libyan Parliament refused on Monday to set a new date for the presidential election initially scheduled for December 24 before being postponed, leaving the fate of this crucial election unclear.

During a long-awaited session of Parliament, meeting Monday in Tobruk (east), this commission responsible for monitoring the elections presented a report concluding that it would be risky to set a new date for this state, thus opposing an end of not receive the date of January 24 proposed by the Libyan High Electoral Commission (HNEC).

On the other hand, the committee recommended the establishment of a “new realistic and applicable roadmap, by defining its stages, instead of setting new dates and making the same mistakes”.

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In its report read before the deputies by its president Al-Hadi al-Sghayer, the commission also proposed the establishment of a commission in charge of the development of a Constitution, abolished by the former regime Muammar Gadhafi in 1969. , and called to “reshuffle the executive”.

The parliamentary session, which continues on Monday, has not yet discussed the committee’s proposals.

Less than 48 hours before D-Day, the presidential election was postponed for differences on the legal basis of the ballot. The same parliamentary committee had concluded that an election was “impossible” on the scheduled date, while a postponement had been expected for several days, against the backdrop of insurmountable disagreements between rival camps about an election that had to be contested by several. divisive candidates.

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