13 November – 19 November: US State Department call on LNA to end offensive on Tripoli

Nov 20, 2019 | International actors

On 13 November, high-level representatives of the US State Department held a US-Libya Security Dialogue in Washington, DC with the Government of National Accord (GNA), led by Minister of Interior Fathi Bashaaga and Foreign Minister Mohamed Siyala.

On 14 November, the US State Department released a statement directly addressing the Libyan National Army and calling on it to “end its offensive on Tripoli.” The statement reiterated the US’s support for Libya’s sovereignty “in the face of Russia’s attempts to exploit the conflict against the will of the Libyan people.”