Misurata and eastern Abidat tribe agree on ending war in Benghazi, Derna

  • Libyan Express |
  • Saturday 20 August 2016

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The elders and notables of Misurata city and those of Abidat eastern tribe have agreed on urging all parties to establish a ceasefire in the eastern cities of Benghazi and Derna.

The elders of the two sides urged the Presidential Council of the UN-backed government to form a national reconciliation association in the country instead of the current National Reconciliation Ministry as the latter is unstable and subject to dismissal by the dismissal of the government.

In Tunisia Friday, the notables called on the Presidential Council to help achieve an immediate stop of fighting in Benghazi and Derna and to strip the two cities of the military and security units and fighters so they can lead a life of civilian state institution, demanding it to work with all the society’s components to help treat the humanitarian situations there.

“Activate the police, shut down all prisons and detentions that are against the law, arrest the criminals and set free the not guilty.” the statement of the notables reads.

They also called on media outlets to renounce the grudge and hatred and join the national reconciliation project, pointing out that they should back up the national accord not persons or names.

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