RT correspondent confirmed that Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, son of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, submitted today, Sunday, his candidacy papers for the presidential elections scheduled to be held in the country next December.
Our correspondent confirmed that Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi submitted his candidacy papers for the elections at the branch of the High Electoral Commission in the city of Sabha, southwest of Libya.
An official at the High Electoral Commission in Libya confirmed to Reuters that Saif al-Islam Gaddafi had been registered as a candidate for the upcoming presidential elections.
On the seventh of November, the High Elections Commission announced the opening of registration for candidates in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.
Candidacy for the presidential elections will continue to be accepted until November 22, while applications for candidacy for the parliamentary elections will continue to be accepted until December 7.