Tomorrow, Saturday, the Supreme Council of State will hold a session in Tripoli, in which it will listen to the program of the Prime Minister-designate by Parliament in Tobruk, Fathi Bashagha, and his priorities in the next stage, amid cautious anticipation of what the situation in Libya may lead to.

This comes after the Libyan House of Representatives announced the selection of former Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha as head of a new government.

The official spokesman for the Libyan House of Representatives, Abdullah Blihaq, said that the House approved the 12th constitutional amendment after the consensus between the House of Representatives and the Supreme Council of State.

The Libyan Prime Minister-designate, Fathi Bashagha, stated - upon his arrival yesterday, Thursday in the capital, Tripoli - that his government will be with the participation of everyone, and that no government can succeed without cooperation with the legislative authority.

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Bashagha expected the national unity government - headed by Abdul Hamid Dabaiba - to adhere to the principles of democracy and the peaceful transfer of power.

He said, "I thank the national unity government headed by Engineer Abdul Hamid al-Dabaiba, who took responsibility in a difficult period, and this is the democracy that guarantees and guarantees the peaceful transfer of power, and I am confident that the national unity government will be committed to these democratic principles."

On the other hand, Dabaiba expressed his adherence to continuing to head the government, and said that the Presidential Council is authorized to change it.

Prime Minister of the National Unity Government Abdel Hamid Dabaiba confirms his commitment to continuing to head the government (Reuters)

Dabaiba added in an interview with "Libya Al-Ahrar" channel that he is looking for a road map, and may announce an initiative by the government to solve the political crisis, stressing his rejection of what he called "attempts to drag the Libyans into a new civil war."

The head of the Supreme Council of State, Khaled Al-Mashri, had asked the parliament to postpone the session until the end of next week, to give the State Council an opportunity to hold a session to approve the road map and present the programs of candidates for the position of prime minister in an official session.

Al-Mashri added - in a letter addressed to the presidency of the House of Representatives that holding the parliament session yesterday, Thursday, to choose a prime minister, does not enable the State Council to respond regarding the recommendations required for candidates to head the government.

For its part, the United Nations confirmed its support for Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, and the spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Stephane Dujarric, said that the international organization still recognized Dabaiba as Prime Minister of Libya.

Dujarric confirmed that the Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams, is working to collect information on the decision to choose Fathi Bashagha, and that she is trying to help return the political process to the right track, as she put it.

In the same context, the US State Department said that the United States is monitoring the situation in Libya and calling for calm.

In statements to Al Jazeera, she confirmed her continued support for the Libyan-led political process and for meeting the people's demands to hold elections.

Egyptian support for Bashagha

For its part, Egypt announced its support for the selection of former Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha as the new prime minister, calling not to be drawn into any calls to resort to violence or force to spoil the current political efforts.

Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said - in a statement - that Egypt "closely follows developments in the situation in Libya, and believes that the course of settling the Libyan crisis remains in the hands of the Libyan people alone, without outside interference or dictates."

The statement added that Egypt appreciates the measures taken by the (Libyan) House of Representatives in consultation with the State Council in accordance with the Skhirat Agreement, stressing that the Libyan House of Representatives is the elected legislative body that expresses the people and grants legitimacy to the executive authority and exercises its oversight role over it.

The statement indicated that Egypt "continues in its communication with all Libyan parties with the aim of bringing their views closer, ensuring the preservation of the country's security and stability, meeting the aspirations of the Libyan people, supporting comprehensive national reconciliation efforts, and unifying Libyan institutions, as it continues its efforts within the framework of its joint chairmanship of the working group." Libyan economy.

The spokesman expressed "Egypt's confidence in the ability of the new Libyan government to achieve these goals in a manner that preserves Libya's unity and sovereignty over its territory and achieves its security, in addition to controlling internal conditions, preparing the atmosphere for holding elections, and implementing all the requirements of the road map."

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