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Belhaq: The meeting of the House of Representatives and the Supreme Council of State in Tunisia discussed the political impasse and ways to activate the electoral process.

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Benghazi, February 29, 2024 (LANA) - More than 120 members of the House of Representatives and the State House met yesterday, Wednesday, in the Tunisian capital, Tunis.

  The spokesman for the House of Representatives, Abdullah Belhaq, said on his Facebook page, “The meeting discussed the political impasse and ways to activate the electoral process and confirm the ownership of the political process by the Libyans.”

     According to Belhaq, the attendees agreed on a minutes of agreement that includes the agreed upon issues and the mechanism for their implementation, in addition to a political statement about the meeting and the reasons for holding it and the difficulties that accompany it.

  The spokesman for the House of Representatives indicated that the minutes of the agreement between members of the House of Representatives and the state included the following: -

1 - Renewing commitment to electoral laws No. 28 and 27 of 2023, which were completed through the (6+6) committee and issued by the House of Representatives.

2 - Forming a new national government that works to achieve the electoral entitlement, as stipulated in Articles (86 and 90) of the electoral laws.

3- The need to respect Libyan ownership of the political process, and the new prime minister will be chosen through a transparent and fair mechanism based on the road map presented by the (6+6) committee, in agreement between the two councils and under the auspices of the UN mission.

4- Calling on the High National Elections Commission to begin implementing electoral laws, and asking it to announce the date of holding the elections.

5- Emphasizing the seriousness of what was stated in the Central Bank’s report on the extent of inflation in spending on the issues of support, expenditures, and funding from unknown sources, and the necessity of forming an investigation committee into this.

6 - The necessity of setting binding controls and legislation for the next government to ensure the fight against centralization, support of local units, and direct allocations to municipalities and governorates.

7 - A follow-up committee will be formed from members of the two councils to undertake local and international communication with the aim of implementing the agreed-upon outcomes, provided that the committee submits its first report to the members of the two councils within a month.

8 - The committee is tasked with preparing for the second expanded meeting of members of the two councils.

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