Ambassador Norland Congratulates Libyans on inauguration of new interim unity government

Ambassador Norland today attended the inauguration of the new interim unity government of Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dabaiba before the House of Representatives gathered in Tobruk.  Offering congratulations to the people of Libya, to Prime Minister Dabaiba and to HoR Speaker Agila Saleh, Ambassador Norland said the United States will support the government in addressing the pressing needs of the population and preparing for national elections in December.  “Today’s formal launch of the new interim unity government offers an historic opportunity for Libya to regain its sovereignty from foreign  interference and to secure the path to stability and democracy,” Ambassador Norland said.