The General NationalCongress yesterday rejected a 10-member “crisis government” proposed by Libya’s Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagur and dismissed him, the presidency said.

One hundred and twenty-five members in the 200-seat GNC did not express “confidence” in the list, against 44 members for and 17 abstentions, according to a live transmission on state television.

Under GNC rules, the assembly will now elect a new premier after Abu Shagur had an earlier proposed line-up turned down.

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