Libya's eastern parliament votes against U.N.-backed government in Tripoli

Western powers have been counting on the GNA to tackle Libya’s security vacuum.
By Ayman al-Warfalli
Opponents of Libya’s U.N.-backed unity government dealt the beleaguered body a blow on Monday by voting to reject it in a rare session of the eastern-based parliament, though the government’s supporters dismissed the move as unconstitutional.
The Government of National Accord (GNA), the product of a U.N.-backed deal signed in December, has been seeking endorsement for months as it tries to extend its influence and authority beyond its base in Tripoli, in western Libya.
To continue reading, please click here.

Share this article


More articles from MAST...

Get in touch

Maritime Security
24/7 Emergency Telephone:+44 (0) 1218 209 946

Main Office: +44 (0) 1279 216726

Risk Consulting
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 528

Security Systems
Call: +44 (0) 1279 874 521

Skip to content