The Address | Benghazi – Libya
ISTANBUL – Libyan Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday held a a closed meeting chaired by one of its leading figures, Ali al-Sallabi, in Turkey to discuss a few issues after losing effective control in the eastern and southern region of Libya, a source told The Address.
During the closed meeting, al-Sallabi spoke about the success of what he called “counter-media” in changing public opinion about Islamic parties and the role of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The source revealed that al-Sallabi also discussed the division within the Brotherhood and the resignation of many of them, in addition to discussing the next role that will be played by the Brotherhood in the media during the coming period to gain public opinion.
Misurata’s members of Justice and Construction Party, the Brotherhood’s political arm, reviewed at the meeting the dangers facing the Brotherhood in the city in the coming period. They also spoke of the emergence of political mainstreams affiliated with Operation Dignity, as they put it, in the city.
The role of the Interior Ministry of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), headed by Fathi Bashagha, was also discussed during the meeting.
The participants discussed withdrawing the role of Libya’s ousted Grand Mufti Sadiq Al-Ghariani. They also discussed forging alliances with other branches of Muslim Brotherhood in order to face what they called “the counter revolution”.