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US ambassador, Zintan mayor discuss need to end offensive on Tripoli

The ambassador of the United States (US) in Libya Richard Norland spoke Wednesday with the mayor of Zintan city, Mustafa Al-Baroni, to discuss current developments in Libya, according to a statement by the US embassy on Facebook.

Zintan’s mayor emphasized the desire of western Libyans to see an end to Khalifa Haftar’s offensive on Tripoli, which started in April 2019.

The US ambassador confirmed that the Washington shares this objective and believes that only a comprehensive political process can achieve peace and stability for Libya.

Ambassador Norland also said (USAID) stands ready to work with the mayor of Zintan to address challenges faced by the municipality.

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