Ambassador Continues Engagement with Congress Members Bass and Schneider
- News From Libya -
Feb 18, 2021
On 17 February 2021, Ambassador Bughaighis had a virtual meeting with Ambassador Barbara Leaf, Senior Director of North Africa and the Middle East at the White House National Security Council.
In their fruitful conversation, both conversed on many topics of mutual interest, with the most prominent being the discussion of U.S. support for the political process in Libya, in addition to aspects of support for the High National Electoral Commission (HNEC), and the steps that would uphold the 5+5 committee process. Furthermore, both Ambassador Bughaighis and Ambassador Leaf discussed U.S. support for efforts made by Libyan health institutions in combating the COVID-19 pandemic and in providing the vaccine. Moreover, both discussed the possibility of the return of the American Embassy to the Libyan capital, Tripoli.