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 announcement came following a meeting between American ambassador to Libya Richard Norland and his French counterpart Mostafa Mihraje.
According to a statement by the U.S. Embassy, the two exchanged views on the political situation and affirmed their encouragement of the efforts made by Libya’s 6+6 Committee to draft electoral and ongoing work of the High Financial Committee to implement fiscal oversight.
🇫🇷 and 🇺🇸 Special Envoys, 🇫🇷 Ambassador and 🇺🇸Deputy Chief of Mission met to exchange views on the political situation in #Libya.
They expressed their support for @Bathily_UNSMIL mediation and his call for a unified technocratic gvt to hold parliamentary and presidential… pic.twitter.com/HLyIsfkWI9
— U.S. Embassy – Libya (@USEmbassyLibya) August 31, 2023