Libyan MP, US diplomat discuss crisis in Libya

BENGHAZI – Youssef Al-Aqouri, the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Libyan House of Representatives, spoke on the phone on Saturday with the Deputy Chief of the U.S. Mission in Libya, Joshua Harris, to discuss the latest political developments in Libya.

According to a press statement by the Libyan parliament, Harris stressed the depth of the Libyan-American relations and the US keenness to strengthen them. He stated that those relations will not be affected by the change of administrations in the US.

The American diplomat stressed upon the importance of cooperation with the Libyan parliament, praising the role of the House Speaker Aguila Saleh in supporting political dialogue.

For his part, Al-Aqouri stressed the parliament’s keenness to strengthen relations with the American side in all fields, pointing out the importance of the US role in supporting Libya’s stability.


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