Morocco will play host to UN-brokered peace negotiations between Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress this week:
Both the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress have agreed to turn up on Thursday to the next round of the UN-brokered dialogue process, to be held in Morocco.
The HoR, which had pulled out of the process a week ago following the bombings in Guba, performed its U-turn following talks in Tobruk between members of its dialogue committee and UN Special Envoy to Libya Bernadino Leon. He had flown in to try and convince the HoR to change its mind. Leon also met with the HoR’s president, Ageela Saleh Gwaider.
Nonetheless, according to Benghazi HoR member Aisa Al-Araibi, the House laid down a number of conditions for rejoining the dialogue. These are that the international community accept that it is the only legitimate parliament in Libya, that any government of national unity which emerges from the dialogue process must be approved by it, and that it is understood that the Libyan army is fighting terrorism…[Full Story]