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Libya’s parliament passes key elections legislation

The breakthrough follows concerns last month that the House of Representatives' vote of no confidence could be further thwart progress towards national reunification.
Libya parliament

Libya’s eastern-based parliament passed a new elections law on Monday, potentially bringing the country one step closer to reunification after a decade of intermittent civil war.

While the contents of the law have not been made public, it is expected to provide further legislative framework for the country’s planned nationwide parliamentary and presidential elections set for Dec. 24.

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