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The UN Security Council’s unanimous decision yesterday to extend the mandate of the UN Mission in Libya “demonstrates the international community’s strong support for [UN Envoy] Bathily’s efforts to further an inclusive political process leading to elections and a unified government in Libya,” said US Ambassador Richard Norland.

The Libyan outgoing Prime Minister, Abdel Hamid Dbeiebh, received Wednesday afternoon the US envoy to Libya, Ambassador Richard Norland, and Chargé d’Affairs at the US Embassy, Leslie Ordman, to discuss national and international efforts to hold elections in Libya this year, according to Dbeibeh’s government.

U.S. Special Envoy to Libya Ambassador Richard Norland visited Tripoli on November 8-10 for meetings with government officials, international partners, and the donor community including representatives from the Government of National Unity, UNSMIL, World Bank, Presidential Council, High State Council, and High National Elections Commission.