The United States has reiterated its “full support” for the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily.
U.S. Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland said: “I appreciated the opportunity to join U.S. Mission Ambassador to UN, Thomas-Greenfield, and State Department Assistant Secretary for Near-East Affairs, Barbara Leaf, in offering full U.S. support for UN SRSG, Abdoulaye Bathily, as he takes up his important duties.”
Greenfield pointed out: “A pleasure to meet with Abdoulaye Bathily as he takes up his mandate to advance the political process and stability in Libya. State Department Assistant Secretary for Near-East Affairs, Barbara Leaf, Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, and I reiterated full U.S. support for the important work of the UN Support Mission to Libya.