We have reached a crucial stage in the elections

The UN envoy to Libya, Abdullah Batili, confirmed today, Tuesday, that the country has reached a “critical stage.” On the way to electionsAnd that the 6 + 6 committee’s completion of draft electoral laws is an “opportunity that should not be missed.”

As between the current situation in Libya “It is no longer possible,” stressing his commitment to exercising his role in “facilitating dialogue between all parties.”

Likewise, the UN envoy called on the Libyan leaders to reach “decisions that are acceptable to all” on the election laws, and said, “I call on the Libyan leaders to show wisdom, a spirit of consensus and political insight, in order to reach decisions that are acceptable to all regarding the controversial aspects of these laws.”

Hasty decisions

Batelli warned that taking “hasty and non-comprehensive decisions” could deepen the existing crisis and cause a new cycle of violence, calling for avoiding that.

Batelli also said that holding successful national elections is an indispensable step in order to continue the process of national reconciliation and rebuild a unified, stable and prosperous Libya for all its people, according to the Arab World News Agency.

New differences

Yesterday, Monday, the Libyan parliament voted to choose the president and members of the Constitutional Court, despite the Supreme Court ruling that it was unconstitutional, in a move that would raise new disputes with the Supreme Council of State and threaten the division of the judicial authority.

This step would renew disagreements with the Supreme Court in the capital, Tripoli, which previously confirmed the unconstitutionality of the Constitutional Court Law issued by Parliament, as well as with the Supreme Council of State, which rejects the law, and considers that the establishment of the court is a constitutional matter and does not fall within the legislative powers.

Libyan parliament

The Constitutional Court is at the center of a dispute between the political and judicial parties in Libya, since Parliament approved a law to establish a Constitutional Court consisting of 13 members in the city of Benghazi instead of the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court in Tripoli. 10 deputies, or 10 ministers.” It did not include any reference to members of the Council of State.

In Libya, the Constitutional Court is competent to adjudicate cases and appeals of a constitutional and legal aspect, issues and disputes about laws, legislation and decisions issued by the executive and legislative authorities, as well as any violation or challenge to the constitutional declaration.

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