The two parties to the conflict in Libya agree to hold presidential and parliamentary elections at the end of next year

November 14 UN officials announced on November 13 that the two parties to the conflict in Libya had agreed in the Libyan political dialogue held in Tunis that day to hold the Libyan presidential and parliamentary elections in December. 24, 2021.

Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, made the aforementioned remarks at a press conference that day. Williams said that holding the elections requires a reorganization of the Presidency Council and a unified and effective government of national unity.

With support from the United Nations, a new round of political dialogue in Libya was held in Tunis, the capital of Tunis, on 9 November. Libya, to “restore Libya’s sovereignty and institutional democratic legitimacy.”

On September 11, Williams said that representatives of all parties to the conference had reached a preliminary agreement on a “road map for elections,” including national reconciliation, reorganization of forces, and the placement of the displaced. Serve and punish corruption.

Since the toppling of the Gaddafi regime in 2011, Libya has fallen into turmoil. The government of national unity recognized by the United Nations and the armed forces supporting it control parts of the western region, while the National Conference is allied with the “National Army”, and the conflicting parties formed a separatist confrontation in Libya.

On 23 October of this year, the two parties to the conflict in Libya signed the ceasefire agreement in Geneva, and decided to implement a “complete and permanent” ceasefire throughout Libya.