Major General Saleh Rajab, head of the Supreme Council of Tribes and Supervisors, former Secretary of the General People’s Committee for General Security, said that the Council of Sheikhs and notables of Libya, which was formed last Thursday under a mortgage, will take charge of Qatar and Turkey in international courts for the crimes they committed against the Libyans.
He added in statements to the Emirati “Al-Ain” agency, which was viewed by “og”, that the council of sheikhs and notables reached in Libya at the meeting of sheikhs and dignitaries last Thursday, is considered the only legitimate body representing all the Libyan tribes, explaining that it was formed from 66 wise, old and old, Noting that the next few days will witness intensive sessions for selecting the Presidency Committee and the mechanisms of action.
He continued, “Rajab Saleh”, that the statement issued by Tarhuna meeting will be the reference for the work of the Council, the implementation of all items, especially the support of the “Libyan Army”, and to address the Turkish foreign invasion alongside international prosecutions of the Turkish and Qatari regimes.
He continued: “If the international judiciary does not do justice to the Libyans, they are unable to take further escalatory steps.”Noting that tribal elders practice popular diplomacy to relieve pressure on and support legitimate bodies, However, at a certain time, everyone who holds Libyan citizenship will turn into a recruiter in the “national army” to defend the country and repel the Turkish-Qatari occupation.
And Rajab Saleh pointed out that the council will represent the Libyans in any political dialogue to preserve the principles contained in the Tarhuna statement and implement it on the ground, including the Geneva dialogue, which includes the selection of 14 members from the Libyan elite, calling on the UN mission behind the dialogue to select members of the committee in The dialogue, noting: “Turkey aspires to occupy Libya since before 2011, and has tried to approach Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi under what is known as the Libya of Tomorrow project to extract terrorists from prisons by the godfather of the terrorist Brotherhood organization in Libya, Ali al-Salabi.”
He clarified that Fayez al-Sarraj’s bringing of the Turkish occupation to Libya was preceded by him in 2011 by Ali Al-Sallabi himself who told Erdogan “our ancestors are Turks and he saved us”, stressing that Turkey has been wreaking corruption in Libya since that time, by smuggling weapons and supporting militias, especially in the south such as “ The Third Force, ”along with its attempts to co-opt the Libyan neighbors to achieve its objectives in the country.
He concluded, “The tribes will continue to close the oil and not produce it or export it abroad until Tripoli is liberated, the terrorism is eliminated, the militias are dissolved and disarmed, the foreign mercenaries are formed and a national government is formed that can protect the oil and ensure the fair distribution of its revenues among the Libyans.”
The region is witnessing a heightened tension due to the Libyan crisis, especially after the approval of the Turkish Parliament to authorize Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to send Turkish military forces to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, to support the illegal government of accord.
On 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 holding of the National All-Inclusive Forum, from 14 to 16 April. The past in Ghadames.
The Secretary-General of the Arab League called on all Libyan parties to exercise restraint and reduce the state of escalation field resulting from the recent military moves in the western regions of the country, and to commit to the political path 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 the crisis that live it.
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.