PM's Election Declared Unconstitutional

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News.

Libya's Supreme Court has declared the election of Ahmed Maetig as prime minister to be unconstitutional.

In the latest political turmoil to strike the country, a judge at the Supreme Constitutional Court said on Monday "the election of Maetig at the General National Congress [was] unconstitutional".

Maetig, a 42-year-old independent backed by religious groups, was elected in a chaotic session of parliament in early May, in a vote that had been disputed by some politicians and judicial experts.

Al Jazeera's correspondent Stefanie Dekker reports from Libya:

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