Justice & Construction leader confirms NFA not part of coalition plans; likens Jibril to Qaddafi

By George Grant.

Tripoli, 12 July:

Mahmoud Jibril's National Forces Alliance is not part of negotiations being led by the Justice & Construction party to try and form a majority in the National Congress, it was confirmed today.

Mohammed Sawan, who leads the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated party, said that widely diverging views on the role of Sharia law in society constituted the primary source of disagreement between the two factions.

"Jibril believes that Sharia can only deal with certain aspects of life", Sawan told the Libya Herald. "He is like Qaddafi in his . . .

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