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Of Khaled Mishri was re-elected head of the Supreme Council of Libya

Khaled Mishri re-elected for a third term at the head of the Supreme state Council of Libya, an Advisory body, sitting in Tripoli.

"The Supreme state Council held today, Sunday, its 54th meeting, which was devoted to the election of the head of the Council in a democratic environment. Khaled Mishri won in the first round (elections – ed.) to head the Council received 73 votes out of 132. Mohammad Abu Senina received 36 votes, Naji Mukhtar Ali 14, naima al-Hami – 2, Suleiman zubi – 1", - reads the statement of the press service of the Council in Facebook.

The Supreme Council of Libya was formed in Tripoli as an Advisory body under the Government of national consensus (NTC), headed by Fayez Sarraj. Khaled Mishri was first elected to the presidency of the Supreme state Council in April 2018.

In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the LDF under the command of Khalifa Haftorah, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA – Egypt.

In Cairo on 6 June, a meeting of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with the Haftarot and the speaker of ruling Libya in the East of the house of representatives (Parliament) Aquila Saleh. Following the meeting, the head of Egypt announced the "Cairo initiative," which includes a cease-fire throughout Libya from June 8 and conditions for a political settlement. The initiative was supported by Russia, the US and several Arab States, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE. It was opposed by the NTC and Turkey.