Libyan Tobruk-based HoR members given permission to fly to Morocco

Libyan Tobruk-based HoR members given permission to fly to Morocco

November 22, 2020 - 20:32
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The members of the Libyan House of Representatives (HoR) in eastern region (Tobruk city) have been allowed to fly to Tangier, Morocco ahead of a Monday deliberations session with their Tripoli-based colleagues who have already arrived in the Moroccan city.

Sources from eastern Libya said that the HoR members had a permission from warlord Khalifa Haftar to fly Sunday evening to Tangier after being prevented from taking the trip on Saturday, adding that the permission came after international pressure on Haftar and HoR Speaker Aqila Saleh, who were behind the delay.

The members of the Libyan HoR (from Tripoli and Tobruk) will hold a deliberations session in Morocco Monday upon an invitation from the Moroccan Parliament in an attempt to help unite the Libyan Parliament.

The Speaker of Moroccan Parliament Al-Habib Al-Malki invited the members of the Libyan HoR with the aim of gathering all of them from both the Tripoli and Tobruk seats, as part of the efforts of Morocco to build bridges among Libyans.

"We hope the meeting will enable the HoR to work properly to facilitate the political process in Libya." The Moroccan Parliament's Speaker said.

Meanwhile, 70 members of the Tripoli-based House of Representatives arrived late on Saturday in Tangier, Morocco ahead of the talks slated for Monday awaiting the arrival of 40 Tobruk-based HoR members.

HoR member Saleh Efhema told reporters Sunday that the session in Tangier is for discussions but a full-quorum session of the HoR will follow later inside Libya, saying it could be in Ghadames, indicating that the Morocco session will be attended by members only without anyone from the Presidency.