US official meets Saleh in Benghazi

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US official meets Saleh in Benghazi

January 18, 2023 - 13:53
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy to Libya, Leslie Ordeman, discussed with Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Aqila Saleh on Tuesday, developments in the Libyan arena.

"HoR Speaker Saleh and I met in Benghazi today to discuss the importance of building unity across divides to best serve the interests of the Libyan people, including fulfilling their longstanding demand to choose their leaders," Ordeman wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, the HoR head spoke of the "legitimacy of the House of Representatives" as a legislative authority to issue laws and legislation, stressing the need to establish a fair mechanism for distributing the country's wealth among all regions.