Libyan Parliament Speaker Aqila Saleh affirmed that the Parliament did not disrupt the holding of the elections, noting that it did everything necessary for holding the elections.
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Libyan Presidential Candidate, Suleiman al-Bayoudi, said UN Special Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, was capable of successfully setting and facilitating a meeting between representatives of the parliament and High Council of State (HCS) in Cairo based on paragraph 5 of the Twelfth Amendment, but reaching an agreement on the proposed Constitution controversial issues within 60 days’ notice failed.
UN Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, met Thursday in Tripoli with Ahmed Maitig, former deputy Prime Minister and Presidency Council member.
U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, said he agreed in a meeting today with High State Council (HSC) President Khaled al-Mishiri in Cairo, on the need to support the UN-led process intended to lead to parliamentary and presidential elections as soon as possible as demanded by Libyan voters.
Twenty-one candidates for the presidential elections called on the Presidential Council to declare a state of emergency and intervene to address the current political impasse.
U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, has noted and refuted false stories recently carried by Erem News and The New Arab that cited unnamed sources claiming a western plan to delay Libya elections, according to U.S. Embassy in Libya.
UN Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said she met Monday in Tunis with Saudi Ambassador to Libya, who expressed full support for UN initiative for Libyan consensus on elections constitutional basis.
U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, said he discussed with heads of the Tripoli-based High State Council committees establishing constitutional basis for Libya elections.
U.S. ambassador and special envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, said he discussed members of the High Council of State efforts to establish a constitutional basis for Libya elections.
UN Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said she had on Sunday “an inspiring discussion” with a group of Libyan women candidates for parliamentary elections, with the attendance of the Acting Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga.