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Letter to His Excellency António Guterres

Letter to His Excellency António Guterres JANUARY 20, 2021 •  STATEMENTS AND RELEASES Mr. António Guterres Secretary-General United Nations New York Excellency: This letter constitutes a retraction by the Government of the United States of the letter dated July 6, 2020, notifying you that the Government of the United States intended to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO), ...
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Ambassador Norland’s call with members of the Fezzan Municipalities Council on issues affecting southern Libya

Yesterday, Ambassador Norland spoke over the phone with members of the Fezzan Municipalities Council.  The Ambassador and Mayor Ashraf al-Mosleh (Bent Baya), Mayor Al-shawish Gherbal (Sebha) and Mayor Ahmed Matko Nino (Ubari) discussed recent developments concerning the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and the challenges faced by southern municipalities which feel excluded and marginalized as economic conditions in southern ...
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Joint Statement on the Situation in Libya

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  MEDIA NOTE January 21, 2021 Joint Statement on the Situation in Libya The following joint statement was issued by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Begin text: The Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United ...
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Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to The United States

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The United States was built on a foundation of religious freedom and tolerance, a principle enshrined in the United States Constitution.  Nevertheless, the previous administration enacted a number of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations that prevented certain individuals from entering the United States — first from primarily ...
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Ambassador Norland Reaffirms U.S. Support for December Elections in Virtual Meeting with HNEC Chairman al-Sayah

Yesterday, U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland and Dr. Emad Al-Sayah of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) discussed U.S. support as Libya prepares to hold national elections on December 24, 2021, as agreed by the UN-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF).  Noting Wednesday’s reaffirmation of the democratic transfer of power in the United States, the Ambassador reiterated ...
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