By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 22 July 2014:
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the announcement by the High . . .[restrict]National Elections Commission (HNEC) of the results of the elections for the House of Representatives.
Commending HNEC for its professional work in the midst of “extremely difficult conditions”, UNSMIL said that the “best possible conditions” are required for the transfer of power from the General National Congress to the new legislature. It was looking forward to the new parliament being convened as soon as possible.
UNSMIL, which has been providing technical support to HNEC, promised to continue to work with it.
It also reiterated its previous call for a political solution to the current crisis in order to spare the country additional “losses, violence and chaos”.
It was, it said, committed to supporting legitimate institutions to build a stable, unified state based on the rule of law. [/restrict]