“Libyan Parliament” criticizes Algeria’s support for the “unity government”
Abdel Hamid al-Dabaiba, head of the interim Libyan “unity” government, pledged once again to defend the capital, Tripoli, if it is attacked, stressing that there is no solution to the crisis of the power struggle with the government of rival Fathi Pashaga, which is backed by the House of Representatives, except by holding parliamentary elections by June. ) next.
Dabaiba added in a meeting organized yesterday evening in his hometown of Misurata (west), that the main goal of his government is to hold elections and hand over power to an elected government. … We want a civil state without soldiers or rioters,” stressing the readiness of the Ministry of Interior and the High Elections Commission to conduct the upcoming poll.
Meanwhile, the Libyan House of Representatives escalated its stance towards the Algerian government, due to its “tolerance” of recognizing the “stability” government headed by Fathi Bashagha, in return for continuing its support for his rival Dabaiba.
For the first time, the House of Representatives publicly criticized Algeria, in defense of the Bashagha government, which it granted legitimacy in early March. Youssef El-Akouri, head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, considered the Algerian government’s insistence on recognizing the Dabaiba government, and the rejection of the new government chosen by Parliament. headed by Bashagha, to intervene in Libyan internal affairs; And in violation of the decisions of the elected authority, and in violation of the national unity of the country.” Al-Aqouri considered that the Algerian position “was not supportive of the stability of the Libyan people,” and said in this regard: “We are surprised by the position of the Algerian government, which has ignored all considerations of brotherhood, the right of neighborliness, and respect for the sovereignty of the Libyan state.”