Norland and Haftar meet in Cairo

Aug 11, 2021 | International actors

On 11 August, the American Ambassador and Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, met in Cairo with Libyan National Army (LNA) Commander Khalifa Haftar. The US embassy said on Twitter that the visit was ‘part of US efforts to support Libyan parliamentary and presidential elections in December.’ The Embassy added that Norland ‘continues to focus on the urgency of supporting the difficult compromises necessary to establish the constitutional basis and legal framework needed now in order for the elections to take place…’