US AFRICOM Commander meets President of Presidential Council and Libyan Officials

General Michael Langley, the commander of the US military command in Africa “AFRICOM”, during his visit to Libya met with Libyan military and political leaders. The visit aimed to discuss relief efforts for the floods that hit the eastern region and express support for national unity following the tragedy.

During his visit, General Langley held a meeting with the President of the Presidential Council Mohamed Menfi. The discussions focused on coordinating relief efforts and standing with the Libyan people during this challenging time.

General Langley praised the resilience and unity demonstrated by Libyans in response to the disaster. He emphasized that Libya’s strongest defenses lie in its unity.

The United States reaffirmed its commitment to supporting comprehensive Libyan national efforts to help those affected by the floods. General Langley also discussed how the US can assist the Libyan Army in supporting flood relief efforts.

Langley also met with Chief of Staff of the Libyan Army General Mohammed Al-Haddad to discuss how the Libyan Army can support flood relief efforts together and how the United States can help. Langley confirmed his agreement with Al-Haddad regarding efforts aimed at reunifying the Libyan army and continuing work on this regard. The AFRICOM Commander also met with Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah where issues of mutual interest were discussed.

The visit highlighted the importance of coordination and cooperation between the US government and Libyan organizations to alleviate damage, restore stability, and contribute to development in affected areas. Following his meetings in Tripoli, Langley flew to Benghazi where he is expected to meet officials in east Libya.


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