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Libya / Elections: The opening of candidatures scheduled for November

AA / Walid Abdallah

The head of the Libyan High Electoral Commission, Imed Al-Sayeh, affirmed that the Commission plans to open the door to candidatures for the next presidential and legislative elections, in the first half of next November.

And to add, during a press conference held at the seat of the High Commission in the capital Tripoli, that “models of lists of signatures required by the electoral laws to validate the candidatures for the presidential and legislative ones will be published today ‘hui “, without giving more details.

Al-Sayeh announced that tomorrow Monday “will start a proactive operation consisting in the publication of the lists of registered voters”, signaling that the High Commission will not shirk its commitments to hold free elections and will not tolerate any attempt to undermine its prerogatives “.

He also noted that the judiciary is the only one empowered to settle disputes and that everyone has the right to challenge legal texts in court.

The Libyan presidential and legislative elections are scheduled for December 24, as stipulated in the agreement concluded on November 15 in Tunis during the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum.

* Translated from Arabic by Fatma Ben Dhaou

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