LIBYAPROSPECT – Tunisia
The Libyan dialogue in Tunisia concluded, media reported disputes and discussions among participants, which some consider healthy discussions out of the diversity of thoughts and opinions.
The last day witnessed conflict about the classification of Benghazi Defense Brigades, as the security committee, affiliated to the Presidential Council (PC), disputed whether it is a terrorist group or not.
But related sources stressed that Benghazi Defense Brigades is a group of revolutionaries displaced from Benghazi two years ago and willing to return to help other displaced.
Other news mentioned that dialogue committee member, Ahmed AlAbbar, withdrew from the meeting protesting the formula of the final statement, as some members insist not to condemn the operations of Benghazi Defense Brigades.
But National Front member, Mohamed Ali Abdallah, confirmed that no member withdrew, pointing that a group of members left for personal commitments. He said, on Tuesday, that they discussed the security crisis among other dues the PC failed to accomplish.
Tunisia meetings stressed the need to convene periodically to follow up on the PC steps to address different crises facing citizens, most importantly the core services as electricity, cash liquidity, closed doors and finding solutions to improve the security situation in Libya.
The final statement urged authorities to implement all security arrangements mentioned in the Political Agreement, take urgent steps to resume oil production and exports and address economic problems.
The Libyan dialogue called members boycotting the PC to rejoin their duties. The final statement confirmed that Tunisia meeting is committed to implementing the Libyan political accord.
It also called the House of Representatives (HoR) to adhere to the Political Agreement, abide by its dues mentioned in the deal, stressing the importance of communicating with the HoR and form a related committee, and the need to implement the Political Agreement, especially articles 16,17. Dialogue members hold the HoR responsible in front of Libyan people, for the delay in performing all related dues.
Members also renewed their support for the PC and the Government of National Accord (GNA) but conditioned with their success in resolving the current crises and implement the deal. They also stressed their commitment to communicating with all Libyan parties to expand reconciliation base supporting the deal.
Internationally, the British ambassador to Libya, Peter Millett, stated that Tunisia meeting showed stop support for Shkirat agreement, the PC, and the GNA.