The Speaker of the Torbruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) Aqilah Saleh told Cairo-based Youm7 newspaper that Khalifa Haftar-led self-styled army is going to launch an attack on Derna in coordination with Egyptian military forces. "A military operation in Derna is very significant for Egypt in order to block the route for terrorists disallowing them from escaping from Derna to Egyptian soil." He also mentioned that Egyptian companies will be helping in rebuilding war-torn areas in Libya, hailing Egypt's role in Libya. Saleh lashed out at the High Council of State and rendered it nonexistent, saying the international community is the one that imposed it on Libya. "The HoR will issue an elections law after the constitution is passed, which shall be this year.
Source: Libya Observer February 13, 2018 20:26 UTC