Tripoli, 11 July 2013:
The government has repealed a resolution made a month ago to set up a National Guard.
The resolution – . . .[restrict]number 362 – was only announced a month ago and was intended to support the Libyan army to protect the country from any foreign aggressors. It was to have a had a secondary role helping the police maintain internal stability and security.
No reasons for the move have been given, but the Prime Ministry’s official website said that a new law would be created by the General National Congress (GNC). [/restrict]