GNC Extends Mandate until End-2014

The General National Congress (GNC) has extended its mandate until 24th December, 2014.

The body was originally given 18 months to draft a constitution and manage the country on an interim basis; that mandate was due to expire in February.

There were demonstrations in Tripoli, Benghazi and Beida against the “preliminary extension”, which was passed in the GNC by a vote of 102 to 24.

(Sources: AFP, Libya Herald)

(Government image via Shutterstock)

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