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The Economic Working Group on Libya Reiterates Full Support of the NOC in Lifting Force Majeure Nationwide

As part of the ongoing Berlin process, experts of the Economic Working Group of the International Follow-up Committee on Libya met virtually on July 6, in the presence of Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General Stephanie Williams and National Oil Corporation (NOC) Chairman Mustafa Sanalla, to reiterate full support for the NOC as it lifts ...
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The Secretary of State’s Register of Culturally Significant Property

The American Cemetery TRIPOLI, LIBYA The Protestant Cemetery in Tripoli, also known as the American Cemetery, holds the remains of heroes from the Barbary Wars (1801–1805), the United States’ first overseas war. In September 1804, Lieutenant Richard Somers loaded his ship, the U.S.S. Intrepid, with explosives and set out to destroy the Bey of Tripoli’s ...
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US Ambassador and AFRICOM Commander Stress Need for Military Pause and Return to Negotiations on Visit to Libya

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland and Commander of U.S. Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend met with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj on June 22, 2020 in Zuwara, located in western Libya. In the context of escalating foreign intervention in Libya, the meeting focused on current opportunities for a strategic pause in military operations by ...
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U.S. Embassy to Libya Marks World Refugee Day

In commemoration of #WorldRefugeeDay , U.S. Embassy staff are taking steps in solidarity with refugees, many of whom are forced to undertake extraordinary and dangerous journeys to escape persecution and violence.  UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency ‘s global  #StepWithRefugees  campaign encourages people around the world to register their steps at  stepwithrefugees.org  to honor the resilience of refugees and raise awareness about their challenges. ...
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Ambassador Norland’s call with Foreign Minister Siala

U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland spoke today with Foreign Minister Mohammed Taher Siala to reiterate horror at alleged human rights abuses that have been perpetrated with impunity by parties to the Libya conflict. Ambassador Norland conveyed his deep concern at the mass graves discovered in Tarhouna, at the use of mines and  booby-traps in civilian neighborhoods in southern Tripoli, and ...
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