The head of the Government of National Accord (PNC) of Libya, Faiz Sarraj, on the air of the Al Jazeera TV channel announced the decision to transfer his powers by the end of October to a new executive authority.
“I declare my sincere desire to transfer powers no later than the end of October,” he said.
The head of the PNS explained that by this time he expects the completion of the work of the negotiating committee and the formation of a new Presidential Council of the country. At the same time, Sarraj called on the committee to ensure a peaceful transition of power. In addition, he noted that this time is needed to complete all the necessary procedures for the inter-Libyan dialogue.
“We have watched the meetings and consultations between Libyans. We welcome them, ”Sarraj added and noted that they will lead to the unification of state institutions, as well as to prepare the conditions for holding presidential and parliamentary elections in Libya.
On the eve of the source of RIA Novosti said that Faiz Sarraj intends to announce his resignation "in connection with the pressure exerted on him."
The meeting of the inter-Libyan negotiating commission will take place in Geneva on September 17-28.
We will remind, in the west of Libya is ruled by the Government of National Accord formed with the support of the UN and the EU, which has been headed by Faiz Sarraj since March 2016. He is opposed by the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, who cooperates with the parliament in the east of the country.
In the Libyan capital, protests are taking place, their participants are dissatisfied with the actions of the NTC, the worsening socio-economic situation, impoverishment of the population and corruption. The demonstrators demand the overthrow of the ruling regime, a change in the political and socio-economic course.