Libyan parliament to respect court ruling that PM vote unconstitutional: speaker

TRIPOLI Mon Jun 9, 2014 6:25am EDT

Libya's new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq speaks during a news conference at the office of the Prime Minister in Tripoli on June 7, 2014.   REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

Libya's new Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeq speaks during a news conference at the office of the Prime Minister in Tripoli on June 7, 2014.

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's parliament will respect a Supreme Court ruling that the election of Ahmed Maiteeq as prime minister was unconstitutional, a deputy speaker said on Monday.

As of now, Abdullah al-Thinni is the caretaker prime minister, second deputy speaker Salah Makhzoum told a news conference.

(Reporting by Ahmed Elumami and Ulf Laessing; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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