Libyan parliament speaker Aguila Saleh files candidacy for presidential election

Aguila Saleh, Speaker of the eastern-based Libyan parliament speaks to the media after submitting his candidacy papers for the presidential elections, at the office of the High National Election Commission, in Benghazi, Libya.

The speaker of the eastern-based Libyan parliament, Aguila Saleh, submitted papers on Saturday to stand in presidential elections.

The elections, scheduled for December 24, remain in doubt amid disputes over the rules.

“I came today to the headquarters of the High Elections Commission in Benghazi to submit the required documents for the nomination to the position of president of the Libyan Republic”, he said on Libya Votes TV.

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