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.
The embassy did not disclose who were the exact beneficiaries of the training or when it was held. However, Chargé d’Affaires Leslie Ordeman stated that “the State Department’s Antiterrorism Assistance Program delivers CT training worldwide to help law enforcement officials and first responders deal with security challenges with an emphasis on the rule of law and respect for human rights,” as quoted by the embassy.
CdA Ordeman: "Pleased to recognize Libyan participants in U.S. government sponsored counterterrorism training to strengthen capacity for deterring, detecting, and disrupting terrorist activities.
The State Department’s Antiterrorism Assistance Program delivers CT training… pic.twitter.com/zYi9ZLhCCM
— U.S. Embassy – Libya (@USEmbassyLibya) May 5, 2023