Libya: In Bid to Unite Rival Governments, Pragmatism Gains a Small Victory

Nov 21, 2017 | 23:05 GMT

Two of Libya's three governments are a step closer to unifying. On Nov. 21, Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) approved several controversial proposals designed to unify it with the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) and its current representative body, the High Council of the State (HCS), which has yet to approve the proposals itself. The HoR's approval is an important step along the U.N. road map leading to a national conference by early 2018 and a new constitution and elections later in the year....

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