After the end of the two rounds of political dialogue in Bo-zniqa and Montreux, and the resulting agreements that could end the Libyan crisis and unify state institutions, leading to elections.
Many rumor mongers from those obstructing these dialogues began talking about sharing positions between the two delegations in both meetings and the desire to remain in power for as long as possible, which made the Supreme Council of State deny these rumors and respond to them.
Break the deadlock
Head of the Supreme Council of State Khaled al-Mishri said: Morocco’s meeting with the two delegations of the Supreme Council of the State and the Deputies is to break the current stalemate that threatens the future of the Libyan territory as a whole, and to create an appropriate framework for implementing Article 15 of the political agreement. Seeking to unify the sovereign institutions as a first step to end the division.
Al-Mishri added, during a televised speech today, that this meeting, contrary to what is rumored, did not address in any way the names of the occupants of these positions, nor did it ever address the transfer of sovereign institutions outside the capital or the composition of the Presidential Council, or how to choose its members and other rumors that obstruct the dialogue by those who benefit from continuing current situation.
Bo zniqa Meeting
The closing statement of the meeting in Bo zniqa, Morocco, announced that the two parties had reached a “comprehensive agreement on criteria and mechanisms for assuming sovereign positions with the aim of unifying them.”
The two parties, who are “10 members of the House of Representatives and the Supreme Council of the State,” agreed to continue the dialogue and resume these meetings in the last week of this September; In order to complete the necessary procedures that ensure the implementation and activation of this agreement.
In the same context, a number of Libyan personalities held a consultative meeting in “Montreux, Switzerland” at the invitation of the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue and under the auspices of the United Nations.
According to the closing statement of the meeting, it was agreed to enter a “preliminary” stage that begins with the restructuring of the Presidential Council into a president, two deputies, and a government separate from it that ends with elections within a maximum period of 18 months, according to article 64 of the political agreement, and they also agreed to postpone consideration of international agreements and treaties until after the preliminary stage.
The dialogue meetings came after the military loss of Haftar’s militias and their retreat to the Sirte and Al jufra line last June after his attempt to take control of Tripoli in April 2019, at a time when preparations were being made for the Ghadames Inclusive Conference seeking a political solution.