The Riksdag votes against a motion of censure

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Just three months before the general elections scheduled for December 24, the Libyan parliament voted on Tuesday, September 21, on a motion of censure against the transitional government for Abdel Hamid Dbeibah, a further complication following the request on Monday by the Prime Minister to postpone the presidential election and organize only legislative elections. in the end of the year. Tensions between the two rival camps in the east and west resurface and again threaten the organization of the elections.

There are 89 deputies among the 113 present who voted in favor of this no-confidence motion, which puts an end to the transitional government, which lasted only six months. The government will remain in place to “handle the day-to-day operations”.

The vote took place during a closed session on Tuesday morning in Tobruk in the presence of Aguila Saleh, Speaker of the Riksdag, allied with Marshal Haftar.

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Abdel Hamid Dbeibah accused of corruption This coup will less than 24 hours after the call by the state supreme council, led by the Islamists, to postpone the presidential election for a year.

This development takes place less than two weeks after the ratification of an election law that allows military personnel to stand for election. Islamist movements refuse to allow Marshal Haftar or his son, also a soldier, to run for president.

Abdel Hamid Dbeibah is accused by many deputies of wasting public money by spending a huge budget of 6 months. He is also accused of appointing diplomats, some of whom are members of his family.

In addition, there are suspicions of corruption and especially its failure to reunite the country and improve the everyday life of Libyans.

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