Williams invites presidencies of HoR, HCS to a meeting to end differences

The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General, Stephanie Williams, announced the end of the third and final round of negotiations of the joint committee of the House of Representatives and the High Council of State on the Libyan constitutional track on June 20.

The UN Adviser indicated that the joint committee had achieved a lot of consensus on the controversial articles in the draft Libyan constitution, but differences remained regarding the measures regulating the transitional phase leading to the elections.

Williams added: In my capacity as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Libya; I invite the two presidencies to meet within ten days at a place to be agreed upon to overcome the outstanding issues.

Williams concluded: “The United Nations will remain committed to its support for all Libyan efforts to end the prolonged transitional periods and instability that has afflicted the country through comprehensive and transparent national elections at the earliest possible date and to meet the aspirations of the nearly 3 million Libyans who have registered to vote in the elections, and I would like to thank the wonderful United Nations team Who accompanied the Libyans in their endeavors.”

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