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MPs to discuss ways to establish national unified government

The members of the House of Representatives (HoR) will convene in the upcoming period to discuss the ways to establish a national unified government and set a roadmap for a political solution in Libya, according to a statement issued Monday by the HoR on their visit to Egypt.

The MPs stressed during their visit that the Libyan crisis will be solved only by the HoR, which is the sole elected legitimate power in Libya, the statement said.

In December 2018, some Libyan officials, including the head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khaled al-Mishri, objected to the amendment made by the HoR to the referendum law and referred to it as “unconstitutional.”

The HCS explained that any amendment to the constitutional declaration requires a vote of no less than 120 MPs, while those who attended voted on the amendment did not exceed 105 members.

Commenting on that, the MPs emphasized in their statement the importance to maintain the democratic process and peaceful transfer of power in Libya through the constitutional declaration and its amendments that organizes the transitional period in the country.

A delegation of Libyan MPs arrived Saturday in Cairo to participate in the meeting organized by the Egyptian national committee assigned to help Libyans reach a political solution, which is part of Egypt’s efforts to resume negotiations in Libya.

The committee prepared a week of national dialogue between Libyan MPs on the Libyan situation.

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