Haiba: If Haftar reached power in Libya, he wouldn’t concede it

Ibrahim Haiba and Khalifa Haftar. [Photo: Libyan Express]
The professor of international relations and comparative policies at Texas University Ibrahim Haiba said Khalifa Haftar will remain in power and do the necessary constitutional amendments to seve him once he is able to seize any political position in Libya.

He added, speaking to 218 TV Channel, that if military officers seized power they would not leave easily, adding that only another military coup would take their place or else a civil war.

Haiba added that a living example for this scenario is Egypt, whose president Abdel Fattah El Sisi said none would reign forever but here he is ruling by a military coup and amending the constitution for him to remain in power.

He also referred to many military rule cases such as those in Russia, Latin America and other countries.

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