Leaving Libya in outrageous war, Prime Minister Al-Sirraj shops chocolate in London

The Head of the Presidential Council in Libya has been criticized for his chocolate shopping during war. [Photo: Libyan Express]
A footage has surfaced on social media showing the Head of the Presidential Council and Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Sirraj shopping chocolate at Carpo’s in London.

This footage was said to be during Eid Al-Adha celebration – just a couple of days ago – at a time when Al-Sirraj’s government struck a humanitarian truce with Khalifa Haftar’s forces under the auspices of the UNSMIL.

Several Libyans commented on the footage showing Al-Sirraj all dressed up and walking out of Carpo’s with a bag of chocolates.

Some found it offensive and a bit rude for him to live on luxury during a time when his government must be doing everything possible for the people of war-torn Libya to regain security and peace.

Others said he was not supposed to be in London during the truce time, rather he was supposed to be in Tripoli trying to find solutions to the suffering of the people – either families of the victims, those who lost their properties or those who got displaced by the fighting.

While, several Libyans commented by saying that Al-Sirraj looked very secure and was walking around without bodyguards or an armored vehicle, which must remind him that he should be in Libya securing such a safe and secure life for all its citizens.

Others said he was just having a time out with his family outside the war zone at home!

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