In Libya, high council of state fails to vote on constitutional amendment

By Walid Abdullah , 28 February 2023
Flag of Libya (photo credit: pixabay)
Flag of Libya (photo credit: pixabay)
A scheduled session of Libya’s Tripoli-based High Council of State (HCS) failed to convene on [26 February] due to lack of a quorum. The HCS, which acts as a senate, was planned to vote on a constitutional amendment meant to pave the way for holding the country’s stalled elections. [...] [The 26 February] session was required to be attended by 101 members of the 200-seat council. On [23 February], East Libya-based House of Representatives approved the constitutional amendment that was published in the official gazette. The new amendment includes 34 articles defining the new system of government and the tasks of the elected president and prime minister. Earlier [26 February], 54 council members issued a joint statement rejecting the constitutional amendment.
Read the full article here: Anadolu Agency


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