March 25, 2023

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The Libyan Electoral Commission has postponed the release of the final list of presidential candidates

The Libyan Electoral Commission has postponed the release of the final list of presidential candidates

Yesterday, Saturday, the High National Elections Commission in Libya announced that it was postponing the release of the final list of presidential candidates, two weeks before the decisive date in a country living in chaos, the United Nations insisted. The importance of constitutional elections for peace and stability in Libya. The commission did not specify a new date for the release of the final list before the start of the election campaign.

The final list was due to be released two weeks after the end of the appeals, in accordance with the rules of the first presidential election by universal suffrage in Libya’s history on the 24th of this month. Appeal of court judgments relating to candidates.

The commission confirmed in a statement yesterday that it was reviewing judicial decisions and awaiting the opinion of a panel set up by the House of Representatives, citing the possibility of deleting some names in order to release the final candidate list.

All lawsuits will be settled

He explained that in order to improve the credibility of the law in the use and implementation of the text, it is interested in settling all litigation to ensure that its results are in line with the judgments issued in it. Sensitivity of this phase and the political and security circumstances surrounding it.

He stressed that before announcing the final candidate list, he would go through his liaison with the Supreme Court on some judicial procedures and others by liaising with the committee set up by Parliament to announce the start of the election. Campaign platform for candidates.

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Collective responsibility

In addition, ensuring the success of the forthcoming elections is a collective responsibility that the Commission alone does not bear. He explained that he was interested in the fact that his role was not limited to law enforcement alone; Rather, as she said, it extends to proper use.

On the other hand, the United Nations emphasized the importance of the constitutional right to peace and stability in Libya.

It came at a time in Tripoli when Imad al-Sayeh, the head of the Electoral Commission, welcomed the Assistant Secretary-General and coordinator of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Riston Geninga.

The meeting discussed the progress of the forthcoming election process, the political scenario and its implications for the election process, and reviewed the operational progress made by the Commission through the completion of candidate registration and preparations. It covers aspects of training and logistics work.

Ladder of Consistency

Geneva stressed the work of the United Nations and the support of the international community for the Libyan election, and that the electoral process reflects Libya’s peace and stability. (Agencies)