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During their meeting in Benghazi with the Libyan National Army (LNA) commander’s office director and chiefs of staff, U.S. Embassy in Libya Defense Attaché Office reaffirmed U.S. commitment to engage with Libyan military officials in all regions of the country and to support enhanced cooperation among military institutions throughout Libya, according to US Embassy.

U.S. Special Envoy to Libya Ambassador Richard Norland on Tuesday congratulated Congolese President Sassou N’Guesso “for convening an important meeting of the African Union’s High-Level Panel on Libya in support of the political process and national reconciliation in Libya.”

U.S. Special Envoy to Libya Ambassador Richard Norland, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for North Africa Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs  Joshua Harris, and U.S. Embassy to Libya Chargé d’Affaires Jeremy Berndt were pleased to meet with  Deputy Minister of Transport for Air Transport Affairs, Khaled Swessi, “to reaffirm U.S. support for strengthening Libya’s civil aviation sector and airport security,” according to US Embassy in Libya.

U.S. diplomats, led by Ambassador Richard Norland, has met with Central Bank of Libya (CBL) Governor, Siddiq al-Kabir, to review progress toward a coordinated, transparent approach to funding reconstruction in Derna and other flood-affected areas, with technical support from international institutions, according to Norland.