State councillor abdelkader al-hawaili said that the person who delayed the signing of the air defence agreement was the chairman of the presidential council installed by the international community, noting that it was agreed at eid al-adha al-mubarak, the holiday that the President of the presidency went to London, and refused to sign it, despite his prerogative to sign the agreement to bring in defensive weapons, pointing out that this provision was in the political agreement.
Al hawaili explained in a televised coverage by the “al tanasoh” satellite, followed by “og” , that the internationally accord government of the entente was authorized to import defensive weapons, asking why this delay? “Air defence is a defence system, not an attack. If Tripoli is under threat, misrata is under threat, and Libya as a whole is under threat, why did you not import an air defence system, so the President of the presidential council himself bears the responsibility for not signing this memorandum of understanding.”
Al-hawaili added: “This responsibility falls on all of us, each according to its own authority and ability, but the main responsibility after the political agreement signed on 17 December 2015 lies with the presidential council, which is responsible for protecting libyans throughout Libya and not only in the capital, all the blood flowing after the signing of this political agreement is borne by the Presidential Council and its President, where the political agreement gave him all the powers, and where they have the power to bring in defense weapons if they do not read the political agreement, the Presidential Council must choose his advisers to show him where the strengths? Where are the weaknesses, and when should he seize the opportunity? ”
He continued: “this heinous crime, this bloodshed, whether in the east or in the south or in the west, and even the blood of those who fell with the war criminal Hifter, is borne by the Presidential Council because of its inaction and not to build a military institution in areas controlled by at least, and the fact that the State Council Tomorrow he shall issue an official memorandum to the Presidential Council clarifying the items that entered the political agreement, including the terms of reference of the Presidential Council if it does not understand the political agreement.
He continued: “The tools that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working with are not with the Presidential Council, where there was a possibility to neutralize some countries that support this criminal. What should our embassies do in these countries that support it? The Presidential Council of this complacency and inaction, the people of the south came hundreds of times to the Presidential Council before the disaster to enter this criminal to the south, and asked the serag to appoint the commander of the military area, but said I do not want to clash with Hifter in the south, ALsaraj is the president and if He was not capable of this responsibility he must He steps down from this position. ”
The ambulance and emergency service of the Government of Accord confirmed the injury of two civilians as a result of the bombing of alkarama of a house in the area of Al-Farnaj, while military sources denied to the “Og”, the house was hit,, stressing that they bombed the camp of Rabesh “alhashd militia.”
Mohammed Haitham Issa, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in the Government of Accord confirmed that the shelling hit the house of Ismail Keshila family in Al-Farnaj area, resulting in the death of 3 children, in addition to the presence of a child in the intensive care unit, and one of her legs was amputated, in addition to a woman with unstable condition, and injured two others.
On the other hand, spokesman for the alkarama forces, Ahmed al-Mesmari, the targeting of any civilian facility in the neighborhood of Farnaj yesterday, criticizing what he called “fabrication of news,” Which he considered one of the qualities of the Muslim Brotherhood, “the losers and those walking in their knees.”
Al-Mesmari noted, in a statement, on Monday, read by “Og”, that the militias of the internationally backed government of Accord have suffered heavy losses from the armed forces, which are carrying out their strikes accurately, including today’s raids on the al-Mukhabara camp in al-Farnaj district, which is being taken by an operating room and they received significant loss of life and gear.
It is worth mentioning , On altayer/April 4, Khalifa Hifter announced the launch of an operation to “liberate” the capital Tripoli from “militias and armed groups”, in conjunction with the announcement of the UN envoy in Libya, the convening of the national meeting, between 14-16 Altayer/April last in Ghadames .
The Secretary-General of the Arab League called on all Libyan parties to exercise restraint and reduce the state of field escalation resulting from the recent military moves in the western areas of the country, Commitment to the political process as the only way to end the crisis in Libya, And return to the dialogue aimed at reaching a national settlement exclusively to get the country out of its crisis.
Libya has been in a political and military crisis since 2011, where two parties are currently fighting for power: the Government of National Accord the Internationally supported, led by Faiz al-Sarraj, and the second, the interim government of eastern Libya, supported by the House of Representatives in Tobruk.