Libyan parliaments schedule Malta meeting

Tobruk delegation cancels their participation • delegation led by the president of the Tripoli General National Congress Nouri Abusahmein landed in Malta late this afternoon.

 

The presidents of Libya's two parliaments - the internationally-recognised government in Tobruk, and its rival Islamist faction Libya Dawn in Tripoli - were scheduled to meet today in Malta.

A government spokesperson told MaltaToday that late on Friday night, both the Tobruk and Tripoli authorities made known their wish to the Maltese government that the presidents of the two parliaments wanted to meet in Malta on Saturday.

The Maltese government accepted to provide logistical support for this meeting to take place.

Following the confirmation of flights from delegations of both sides, a delegation led by the president of the Tripoli General National Congress Nouri Abusahmein landed in Malta late this afternoon.

The Maltese government has now been informed that the Tobruk delegation cancelled their participation.

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