Benghazi Forum: Outcomes of the 1st Meeting of the Libyan Forum for Movements and Parties
Fifteen leading Libyan political movements and parties issued a joint statement at the end of their meeting in Benghazi on Saturday 19 June 2021, after holding extensive rounds of discussions on the upcoming December elections and key issues undermining progress in Libya. The joint statement said that the only way out of the crisis in the country was through direct Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
(LIBYA, 20 June 2021) – The joint statement said they had followed “the repercussions of the current scene of the violation of Libyan sovereignty and foreign military interventions, and the disruption in the implementation of the military, economic and political agreements.”
The consortium demanded the “withdrawal of all foreign troops present on Libyan soil to enable the Libyan people to express their free will in choosing their governing institutions that will lead the country to the permanent stage through the implementation of a permanent constitution.”