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Security Alert – Libya Exterior Office in Tunis

Location: Tripoli, Libya Event: Warning of an imminent attack on a vital national institution in Tripoli on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Open source reports have indicated that the area of theCentral Post Office on Zawiyah Street was cordoned off after possible improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were discovered. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas around government buildings and other national institutions, ...
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Amb. Peter Bodde and AFRICOM Gen. Thomas Waldhauser visit Libyan Prime Minister in Tripoli, Libya

Today, my colleague AFRICOM Commander General Tom Waldhauser and I traveled to Tripoli for productive meetings with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaga and senior Government of National Accord officials.   In our meetings, we reiterated United States support for Libya as a unified, secure, and prosperous state under a government ...
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Joint statement on Libya

The Ambassadors of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the Libyan National Oil Corporation’s (NOC) decision to lift force majeure and immediately resume production at the crucial al-Sharara oil field.  We commend the leadership of UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Salamé and the UN Support Mission in Libya in promoting ...
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Joint Statement on Libya

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of the United States of America, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Begin Text: The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States reiterate their strong support to the ongoing efforts of UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) ...
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Situation in Southern Libya

Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson February 14, 2019 The United States is concerned by ongoing tensions in southern Libya, which have prolonged the closure of critical oil infrastructure and deprived all Libyans of vital economic resources. We call on all parties to urgently establish a mutually ...
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