Norland: New Interim Unity Government Offers Historic Opportunity for Libya to Regain Sovereignty – Al Marsad

US Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland took part in the Government of National Unity’s (GNU) constitutional oath on Monday before the reconvened House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk.

(Libya, 16 March 2021) – According to a statement by the US Embassy in Libya, Ambassador Richard Norland offered congratulations to the people of Libya, to Prime Minister Dbaiba and to Parliament Speaker, Aguila Saleh. He said: “United States will support the government in addressing the pressing needs of the population and preparing for national elections in December.”

He added that the “formal launch of the new interim unity government offers a historic opportunity for Libya to regain its sovereignty from foreign interference and to secure the path to stability and democracy.”