The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, has reviewed with the Commander of the United States (US) Africa Command (AFRICOM), General Michael Langley, in Tripoli the situation of Derna city after the devastation caused by Storm Daniel and ensuing floods in there.
The meeting took place Wednesday in the presence of the Libyan Chief of General Staff, Mohammed Al-Haddad, and the US Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland.
According to a statement by the media platform of the Government of National Unity, Hakomitna, Dbeibah and Langley also reviewed the need to organize the mechanisms of US aid delivery to the disaster areas in eastern Libya via the Government of National Unity as well as its executive bodies and relief teams on the ground.
Dbeibah reiterated the necessity of coordination between his government and the US government as well as its Libya-based organizations to help people overcome the calamity and regain development and stability. He also discussed with Langley coordination in border security and fighting terrorism, as well as the latest political developments in the neighboring African countries and their impact on Libya.
Langley said, according to the US embassy: "In our meeting today with PM Dbeibah, Special Envoy Norland and I reaffirmed U.S. support for nationwide Libyan efforts to help those in need in flood affected areas. It is now more important than ever for all Libyan political leaders to work together to serve the Libyan people."