Libyan election for new PM illegal, court official says
Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq's lawyers argued that the election was legitimate (File/AFP)
An official from Libya’s Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday said that the election of the country’s new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq, was illegal, according to Reuters.
The official stated that Maiteeq’s election violated Libya’s temporary constitution although there has yet to be an official ruling on the matter.
The new prime minister’s lawyers refuted the allegations, arguing that the election was legitimate, Reuters report.