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Chargé d’Affaires Blome and General Waldhauser’s meeting with Libyan Prime Minister al-Sarraj

Chargé d’Affaires Donald Blome and AFRICOM Commander General Thomas Waldhauser met today with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj to discuss the security situation in Tripoli and U.S.-Libya cooperation. The United States expressed its continued support to efforts to achieve lasting stability in Libya through the UN Action Plan and reaffirmed support to the Government of ...
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The United States and UN Sanction Libyan Militia Leader Ibrahim Jadhran

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 12, 2018 Today, the United States, in coordination with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Ibrahim Jadhran. In accordance with today’s UN listing, which was proposed by Libya’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office ...
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Attack on Libya’s National Oil Corporation

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Heather Nauert, Spokesperson September 10, 2018 The United States strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack against Libya’s National Oil Corporation in Tripoli, an assault against one of the country’s most vital economic institutions. We offer condolences to the families of the victims and ...
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Joint Statement Welcoming the Ceasefire in Tripoli, Libya

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the result of the mediation reached today by the United Nations Support Mission that aims to deescalate violence in and around Tripoli and ensure the protection of civilians.  We reiterate our strong support for Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan Salame as ...
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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.

The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. We reiterate that the targeting of civilians and indiscriminate attacks are prohibited under International Humanitarian Law. These attempts ...
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