Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, received on Wednesday Chairman of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj, who arrived in Ankara on a working visit.
The talks highlighted the latest developments in the political scene in Libya and the bilateral relations and ways to enhance them, as well as economic cooperation between the two countries.
Libya’s top religious cleric Shaikh Sadiq Al-Gharyan said on Wednesday that Libyans should not take part in the UN-backed National Conference until they know the agenda and names of the attendees.
Speaking in his weekly Islam and Life program on Tanasuh TV, he said there must be transparency about the conference, and that its conclusions should be regarded as recommendations and not binding decisions, pointing out that it is not permissible to go into the unknown.
The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya (NCHRL) has denounced the escalation of statements uttered by "Madkhalists" in Benghazi after they had recently called the Libyan Public Scout and Girl Guide Movement as well as Sufis non-believers.
NCHRL said on Monday that the imam of Al-Arqam bin Abi Al-Arqam mosque in Benghazi described the Public Scout and Girl Guide Movement last Friday as the byproduct of the "infidel west" and its "non-believing laws" warning of allowing children to join the movement.
The deputy head of the UNSMIL for political affairs Stephanie Williams has reiterated support for the civilian statehood of Libya and rejection to the military operations or rule.
These remarks came in meeting for Williams with several revolutionary fighters from all across Libya as per her wish to talk about their representation in the upcoming National Conference.
The Head of the Libya UN mission Ghassan Salame said Wednesday in a presser in Tripoli that the National Conference (Multaqa Al-Watani) will be held in Ghadames city on April 14-16 to find a way out of the political stalemate in the country.
Salame told reporters that only Libyans will attend the conference as demanded by all Libyan parties he met, adding that the selection of Ghadames city was made by the majority of the Libyan parties.