U.S. Special Envoy and Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland met in Brazzaville with Congolese President Sassou N’Guesso, Chairperson of the African Union (AU) High Level Committee on Libya “to reaffirm U.S. support of the AU Agenda”, according to U.S. Embassy in Libya.
“The United States is supportive of efforts by Libya and its international partners to build a unified and inclusive government that can both secure the country and meet the economic and humanitarian needs of the Libyan people,” the Embassy said in a statement.
Norland visited Brazzaville from July 13-15 to consult with Sassou. “The United States recognizes President Sassou’s leadership and continued efforts in search of a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Libya,” the statement pointed out.
“We support ongoing efforts by the AU, spearheaded by President Sassou N’Guesso in cooperation with Libya’s Presidential Council, to help implement a roadmap on reconciliation that will bring Libyan stakeholders from across the country as well as international partners together in support of durable peace, the unification of institutions, peaceful elections, a stable democratic transition, and economic prosperity for the Libyan people,” it added.