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Press Statement: Ambassador Bodde

Tripoli: May 23, 2017 Today, my colleague AFRICOM Commander General Tom Waldhauser and I had a warm and productive meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. While we have met together in many capitals, we are particularly pleased to be here today together in Tripoli. In our meeting, we reiterated United States support for Libya ...
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Joint Statement by the Ambassadors to Libya of the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and USA

In light of recent violence around Brak Al-Shatti airbase in Libya’s south which again risks escalating into renewed conflict, Taking note of relevant UN Security Council resolutions(UNSCRs), including UNSCRs 2213, 2259 and 2278, and our statement of 11 April 2017 concerning violence around Tamanhint airbase, Reiterating our determination to support the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) ...
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Meeting with Libyan Alumni in June 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Libya maintains dynamic engagement with the network of U.S. government sponsored exchange program alumni from Libya. Last summer, the Embassy hosted a group of alumni from the IVLP and Fulbright programs with a reception attended by U.S. Ambassador to Libya Peter Bodde. The alumni networked with the embassy team and with ...
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Preserving Historic Photographic Archives in Libya and Tunisia

In March 2017, U.S. Embassy Libya launched a workshop entitled, Preserving Historic Photographic Archives in Libya and Tunisia with representatives from the Libyan Department of Antiquities and the Tunisian Institute National du Patrimoine (INP) and the Bardo Museum. International experts in archeology and historic photographic preservation from the United States, Lebanon, and the UK led ...
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Engaging Libyan Youth on Cultural Heritage and Civic Engagement

In March 2017, U.S. Embassy Libya hosted a cultural heritage and civic engagement workshop in Tunis to help young people in Libya better understand cultural heritage protection. Former Deputy Chief of Mission Helen LaFave joined Libyan teachers, scouts, and girls guides leaders at the workshop. President and Chief Instigator of the American museum exhibit company ...
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