U.S. President Joe Biden announced today that his country is sending emergency funds to relief organizations in Libya to assist in ongoing humanitarian aid operations in the wake of catastrophic floods that left thousands dead and missing in the eastern part of the country.
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The U.S. and France announced on Thursday that they support forming a a unified technocratic government in Libya to hold parliamentary and presidential elections.
The United States welcomed on Sunday the announcement of the reunification of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), which it described as “a step critical to Libya’s economic stability and development.”
US arms manufacturer General Dynamics has its sights on a £9 million property once owned by the Qaddafi family as payment for a weapons deal brokered with Libya, documents show.
Governor of the Libyan Central Bank, Saddiq Al-Kabir, discussed with the Board of Governors of the US Federal Reserve, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank the challenges facing the financial sector.
Mahamat Idriss Déby, the transitional president of Chad, held talks on Friday with U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, to discuss the situation in Libya in light of recent instability in the region.
The U.S. revealed on Friday that it had sponsored a counterterrorism training in Libya “to strengthen capacity for deterring, detecting, and disrupting terrorist activities,” according to the American embassy in Libya.
Major General Al-Fitouri Grebeel, the Chief of Staff of Western Libya’s Ground Forces, met in Tripoli yesterday with U.S. Defense Attaché, Navy Capt. Mark A. Imblum, to discuss “enhancing relations between the Libyan and American armies”, according to a statement by the Ground Forces via Facebook.
Richard Norland, U.S. Ambassador to Libya, held talks on Thursday with Mohamed A. Ib Almadani, Libya’s Ambassador to Chad, as well as U.S. Ambassador to Chad Alex Laskaris, to discuss “regional cooperation on border security and economic development,” according to a statement by the American embassy in Libya.
The Chief of the General Staff of Western Libya’s military forces, General Mohammed Al-Hadad, hosted in Tripoli today a delegation of the U.S. Department of Defense, represented by the U.S. Defense Attache to Libya, Navy SEAL Colonel Mark Amblum.