The U.S. company Halliburton announced on Tuesday, August 27, that it plans to resume its activities in Sirte, Libya soon, due to an improvement in the area's security situation. The announcement was preceded by several high-level meetings between Colby Fuser, Halliburton's Vice President for Egypt and Libya, and figures like Mohammed Ben Shatwan, CEO of Arabian Gulf Oil Company in Benghazi, and Naji Ahafaf, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sirte Oil and Gas Producti
At the conclusion of its summit on Monday, August 26 in Biarritz, France, the G7 issued a non-binding declaration on several major geopolitical issues, including Libya, Iran, Ukraine, and Hong Kong. The declaration reaffirmed the support of G7 nations for a political solution in Libya. The statement also called for a truce as well as an international conference that included all relevant Libyan stakeholders and regional actors. The G7 is an international intergovernmental eco
U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Richard B. Norland, released a statement this morning confirming his commitment to end the conflict in Libya and support UN efforts led by UN SRSG Ghassan Salamé to achieve a negotiated solution to the the crisis in Libya. The National Council supports the Ambassador's statement and welcomes his engagement to improve the situation in the country. Read the statement here. بالعربي
The National Council on U.S Libya Relations would like to congratulate Ambassador Richard B. Norland on his well deserved confirmation to the position of U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Ambassador Norland is a career diplomat with remarkable experience. Most notably he served as the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford. He also held the posts of U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Deputy Chief of Mission
The National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations would like to wish everyone a blessed Eid al-Adha. We hope that communities celebrating in the United States, Libya, and across the globe enjoy a safe and splendid holiday, Eid Mubarak!