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Ambassador Norland welcomes the GNA’s important contributions to defeating terrorism and achieving peace in call with PM Sarraj

Ambassador Norland spoke with Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on May 22 to reiterate the urgent need to end the destabilizing flow of Russian and other foreign military equipment and mercenaries into Libya and welcome the Government of National Accord’s important contributions to defeating terrorism and achieving peace.  As Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister al-Sarraj discussed ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Phone Call with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj 

Secretary Pompeo’s Phone Call with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 22, 2020 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of  State Michael R. Pompeo  spoke today with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj  to reiterate U.S. opposition to the continued level of weapons and munitions being brought into the ...
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Ambassador Norland’s call with with Libyan students in the YES exchange program

While we cannot break our fast together in person this year, Ambassador Norland was inspired to speak with Libyan students in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) exchange program who have been able to share their favorite Libyan Ramadan traditions with their host families and friends in the United States. Hearing about the accomplishments ...
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The United States Commits Over $12 million in Support to Libya’s COVID-19 Response

The United States announced plans to contribute an additional $6.5 million USD to Libya in support of its COVID-19 response, bringing the total U.S. contribution to over $12 million USD. This $12 million USD in funding will be used to expand Libyan medical authorities’ ability to detect, prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 in ...
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Briefing on Russian Engagement in the Middle East

Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Henry Wooster, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Christoper Robinson On Russian Engagement in the Middle East Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release ON-THE-RECORD-BRIEFING May 7, ...
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