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U.N. Libya adviser aims for elections agreement this month

U.N. Libya adviser aims for elections agreement this month

A senior United Nations Libya official is seeking agreement this month on election laws and constitutional arrangements, she told Reuters, with rival factions locked in a dangerous stand-off. Stephanie Williams said she wanted the talks between members of the parliament and High State Council, the country's two recognised legislative bodies, to take place before Ramadan, which is expected to start on April 1. Libya faces a political crisis after the parliament last week swore in a new government with the incumbent administration refusing to cede power amid the fallout from a failed attempt to hold national elections in December. Each…
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