Jeremy Berndt

The Chargé d’Affaires of the United States (US) embassy in Libya, Jeremy Berndt, has met with the Chief of the General Staff of the Libyan Army, Mohammed Al-Haddad in Tripoli, the US embassy said on Thursday.

The embassy added on X platform that the two sides had discussed security conditions in Libya, as Brendt emphasized US support for Libyan efforts to safeguard its sovereignty and secure its borders amid challenges to regional stability.

The US embassy also indicated that Brendt had pinpointed that Washington "continues to encourage efforts to unify and build the professional capacity of Libya’s security institutions.”

Brendt has been holding several meetings in Tripoli and Benghazi with a number of top Libyan officials to discuss US support for the security and stability in Libya, according to the US embassy in Libya.