Thanks to the mediation of Morocco, the speaker of the House of Representatives of Libya, Aguila Saleh, and the president of the High Council of State of Libya, Khaled Al-Mishri, agreed this week in Bouznika on the laws regulating the elections presidential and legislative elections scheduled for the end of this year.
The 6+6 Joint Commission announced on the second day of its meeting in Bouznika that it had reached full agreement on the controversial points related to the election of the Head of State and the members of the National Assembly. She also said she had reached full consensus on political party involvement in House of Representatives elections, whether through party lists or individual nominations.
The committee said that the holding of parliamentary and presidential elections will be in line with the road map drawn in Bouznika and that the next legislative authority will consist of two chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate. It was also indicated that this case will take some time to formulate and control its legislation.
In this regard, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, Nasser Bourita, stressed that the conclusions of the meeting of the mixed commission (6+6), charged by the House of Representatives and the Libyan High Council of State for the drafting of electoral laws for the legislative and presidential elections in Libya, constitute an important step in the process aimed at finding a definitive solution to the Libyan crisis.
After this historic breakthrough in the file of the Libyan crisis on Moroccan territory, thanks and applause rang out from all sides. The United Nations, through Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the Secretary-General, expressed its appreciation to Morocco for its facilitation efforts aimed at reaching compromises on electoral laws between the Libyan parties meeting in Bouznika.
” We thank Morocco for facilitating the efforts of the members of the ‘6+6’ mixed commission, charged by the Libyan House of Representatives and Council of State with preparing the electoral laws “said the spokesperson.
For their part, the United Arab Emirates welcomed the efforts made by Morocco to make the dialogue a success and reach a compromise with a view to reaching a political settlement in Libya.
Through a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Emirates expressed its hope that the Libyan parties officially sign the electoral laws as soon as possible, considering this an important step to end the crisis and strengthen security and stability in Libya.
Kuwait also praised the efforts made by the Kingdom of Morocco after hosting the meeting of the “6+6” Mixed Commission commissioned by the Libyan House of Representatives and the High Council of State, which resulted in important compromises between the Libyan parties.
In a statement, the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry expressed its hope that these compromises will be officially approved by the Libyan parties in the coming days, thus meeting the expectations and aspirations of the brotherly Libyan people.
Nouakchott also reacted to the signing of the Bouznika agreement, hailing ” the great efforts made by the Kingdom of Morocco to bring together the points of view of the various Libyan parties and reach this important agreement, paving the way for the creation of the conditions necessary to carry out the Libyan electoral process in the best conditions, in a way consensual and participatory “.
According to a press release from the Mauritanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Mauritanians Abroad, the Mauritanian government has renewed “ its full support and recognition for all Arab, African and international efforts aimed at finding a definitive solution to the crisis in this brotherly country, so as to preserve its unity, national interests and independence, by laying the foundations for peace and security throughout its territory, while ensuring a decent life and comprehensive development for its people“.
Egypt also responded in a statement from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.
While commending the efforts of the “6+6” joint commission, charged by the Libyan House of Representatives and the High Council of State with the drafting of electoral laws for the legislative and presidential elections in Libya, Egypt praised the reception by the Kingdom of Morocco of the commission’s work.
She further called on all parties involved in the Libyan crisis to support these efforts in accordance with the principle of Libyan ownership of the solution, given that its mandate derives from the legitimate Libyan institutions, in order to achieve the expected objective of restoring stability in Libya and the realization of the aspirations of its people.
It should be recalled that the “6+6” mixed commission announced, on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, that after two weeks of meetings in Morocco, a compromise was reached concerning the laws governing the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for end of the year.
The Bouznika meeting is part of the extension of the series of meetings hosted by the Kingdom, bringing together the various Libyan parties with a view to deepening the dialogue on the ways and means to lead to the resolution of the crisis in this country. , following an approach that provides the right space for dialogue and constructive consultation.