Tenth Anniversary of the February 17th Revolution

The U.S. Embassy marks the 10th Anniversary of the February 17th revolution. We recognize and support the Libyan people’s right to determine the future of their country and to demand good and transparent governance and respect for human rights. In this regard, we commend the political progress that took place under UN auspices in recent months and look to the renewed opportunity to build a sovereign, unified, secure, and stable Libya that is accountable to its citizens. The United States will continue to support the Libyan-led process toward reconciliation and elections on December 24, and the full implementation of the Libyan ceasefire agreement, including the withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries.