Fayez Al-Sarraj discusses "progress" in resolving Libyan crisis with U.S. Ambassador Norland

Alwasat - Cairo Mon 11 Jan 2021, 03:15 PM
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The head of Libya's Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, discussed on Saturday the "the progress achieved in resolving the Libyan crisis" at his residence in the Italian capital Rome, with U.S. ambassador Richard Norland.

The media office for the Presidential Council said in a statement that the meeting stressed "the need to stop negative external interventions in Libyan affairs, allowing these tracks achieve their objectives in establishing security, stability and economic recovery."

Earlier in the day, Al-Sarraj held a meeting with U.N. Acting Special Representative, Stephanie Williams, on the situation in Libya and the way forward in the political process.

The presidential council said in a statement that Williams "welcomed Al-Sarraj's commitment in harnessing all possibilities to enable the High Electoral Commission to oeganize elections by the agreed date of December 2021, in cooperation and coordination with the United Nations."

Al-Sarraj began an unannounced two-day visit to Italy on Thursday.

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