Serraj backs down over sacking his dominant Interior Minister

By Sami Zaptia. London, 4 September 2020: Faiez Serraj, Libya’s internationally recognized Prime Minister backed down yesterday from sacking Fathi Bashagha, his powerful Misratan Interior Minister. The humiliating climbdown came in the form of an official decree (584) yesterday by Serraj, lifting Bashagha’s ‘‘temporary suspension’’. In turn, Bashagha read a prepared and clearly compromise statement … Continue reading Serraj backs down over sacking his dominant Interior Minister