The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, said that the upcoming elections are one of the most important periods in the history of Libya, announcing the start of political consultations to hold the vote as soon as possible.
In statements to Al-Arabiya TV, Dbeibah called for a dialogue on the transitional phase by anyone who wants to reach elections, stressing his government’s readiness for dialogue with any party regarding the constitutional basis and elections, pointing out that his government’s slogan is based on taking Libya to elections.
He also expressed his hope that the legislators would end the controversy over the constitutional rule, expressing his wish to hold elections as soon as possible, and saying that more than 3 million Libyans have received the voter cards and are waiting for the date of elections.
Dbeibah said that what happened in the capital, Tripoli recently, were clashes with coup parties adding that they were defeated, and described what he called the “coup attempt” in Tripoli as a “stupid act.”
He described that Libyans had sacrificed a lot in order to fight terrorism, hoping that this will not be repeated again, adding that Libya has reached the highest level of oil production in 10 years, and welcoming in this regard the effort of the African Union to mediate reconciliation in Libya.