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U.S. Ambassador Norland paid his first visit to Libya

U.S. Ambassador Norland paid his first visit to Libya and met with General Haftar to reaffirm the importance of a negotiated settlement. The Ambassador noted General Haftar’s stated commitment to a permanent ceasefire and reiterated the commitment of the Berlin participants to de-escalation, the arms embargo, and a political solution to the conflict. The Ambassador ...
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Explanation of Vote on the UN Security Council Resolution on Libya Ceasefire

Ambassador Cherith Norman Chalet Acting Deputy Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York, New York February 12, 2020 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. First off, I’d like to thank the United Kingdom as penholder for proposing this draft resolution that was just adopted. However, I do want to note that we ...
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U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee: U.S.-Libya Policy

Statement by David Schenker Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee February 12, 2020 Chairman Risch, Ranking Member Menendez, Members of the committee: Thank you for this opportunity to discuss U.S. Libya policy. The best way to address this crisis is to stop the fighting that started in ...
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U.S. Ambassador Norland Cautions Against Renewed Military Actions

U.S. Ambassador Norland Cautions Against Renewed Military Actions February 8, 2020 The U.S. Embassy notes with concern credible reports that significant military actions are being contemplated by forces affiliated with both the LNA and the GNA in the near future. Whether offensive or preemptive in nature, such actions would violate the understandings reached in Berlin. ...
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Apply Now: Fulbright Foreign Student Program for 2021-2022

The U.S. Embassy to Libya is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for fully-funded master’s degree studies in the United States under the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Program.  This program enables Libyan students to study for up to two years, starting from the fall of 2021, towards a Master’s degree at select ...
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