Newly appointed US ambassador reiterates support for a political solution in Libya

Newly appointed US ambassador reiterates support for a political solution in Libya

August 17, 2019 - 14:18
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The newly appointed US Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland reiterated his country's support for a political solution in Libya, saying that there can be no military solution to the Libyan conflict.

This came during a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister, Mohamed Sayala on Thursday, in which the US ambassador expressed his readiness to cooperate with the Government of National Accord, within the efforts of the United Nations Mission in Libya.

Ha also emphasized that he is looking forward to assuming his new task as ambassador to Libya as soon as possible.

For his part, Sayala stressed the importance of the US support for a political solution in Libya, expressing the ministry's readiness to provide assistance to the new ambassador, so as to make his mission a success.