Libya Presidential Council suspends Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush

John Smith
2 min readNov 8, 2021


The Libyan Presidential Council, driven by Mohammed Younis Al-Menfi, chose to suspend the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla al-Mangoush, from her capacities on Saturday.

The Presidential Council expresses that Ms. Najla Al-Mangoush is suspended from filling in as a careful step as a feature of the examination concerning authoritative infringement credited to her, addressed by her cornering Libya’s international strategy plan without coordination with the Presidential Council. The choice adds that she is prohibited from voyaging abroad until the examination finishes up and its outcome is introduced to the Presidential Council.

Moreover, an analytical commission will be framed, driven by Vice-President Abdullah Hussein Al-Lafi and individuals Adel Muhammad Sultan and Ahmed Jumaa Aqoub, which should introduce the examination results within fourteen days from a similar choice.

Albeit the choice designates “authoritative infringement” and “restraining infrastructure of international strategies” as the purposes behind the clergyman suspension, neighborhood media noticed that the choice follows Al-Mangoush’s assertions about the eagerness of her nation to help out the US in regards to the acquiescence of a previous Libyan knowledge official, Abdel Basset Al-Megrahi, associated with having taken part in the 1988 Lockerbie slaughter. Accordingly, many gatherings blamed the unfamiliar priest for “neutralizing Libya’s inclinations.”

Then again, Al-Mangoush denied truly saying that the one who needed to scrutinize the Lockerbie emergency could be delivered or grilled, as some Libyan and global media had revealed. On Sunday, the pastor clarified that the matter is lawful and the principal legal officer needs to choose.

The Government of National Unity, driven by Abdel-Hamid Al-Dbeibah, delivered an assertion safeguarding Ms. Al-Mangoush’s work on Saturday evening. It confirmed that there is no legitimate ideal for the Presidential Council to designate, drop the arrangement of leader authority individuals, suspend or explore them, as these powers have a place solely with the top of the public solidarity government as indicated by the discoveries of the LPDF.

The assertion focuses on the requirement for all specialists to follow the sound managerial techniques determined in the Constitutional Declaration and its extensions and the Libyan Political Agreement endorsed in Geneva and avoid whatever might cause covering powers or block the public authority’s work. Particularly right now that goes before the arrangement of significant enactment concerning the official and parliamentary races booked for next 24 December.

The Prime Minister likewise welcomed the Foreign Minister to proceed with her work at a similar speed, emphasizing the “appreciation” for every one of the endeavors made in doing her obligations as mentioned. The note focused on the Cabinet’s endeavors to bring together establishments, unite perspectives and resolve political questions through exchange and positive correspondence between all gatherings with the goal that races can be a distinct advantage decidedly and helpfully.