U.S. Embassy statement on the nomination of candidates for a new unified interim government

The U.S. Embassy congratulates the UN-facilitated Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) and all Libyans on the transparent nomination process for candidates to serve in the new and unified interim government, which will guide Libya toward elections on December 24, 2021.  We strongly support LPDF delegates as they gather on February 1-5 in Geneva to vote among these candidates.  “Military posturing, collusion with foreign forces and mercenaries to undermine the political process, threats to shut down Libya’s energy sector, and attempts to divert Libya’s wealth for partisan agendas are incompatible with the demands of the Libyan people for change,” said Ambassador Norland.