Libya talks in Geneva end without breakthrough


Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Aguila Saleh, United Nations Special Adviser on Libya, Stephanie Williams and President of the High State Council of State (HSC), Khaled Al-Mishri, attend a High-level Meeting on Libya Constitutional Track at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, June 28, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Pool

(Reuters) - Libya talks in Geneva ended on Thursday without making enough progress to move towards elections, the United Nations Libya adviser Stephanie Williams said in a statement.

"Disagreement persists on the eligibility requirements for the candidates in the first presidential elections," Williams said, adding that she would make recommendations on alternative ways forward.

(Reporting by Angus McDowall; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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