The United States (US) Special Envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, discussed with the Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah the results of his meetings with political parties in a meeting in Tripoli on Wednesday.

The American delegation headed by Norland, which included the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for North African Affairs, Joshua Harris, and the Chargé d’Affaires at the United States Embassy in Libya, Jeremy Brendt, in the presence of the Ministers of State for Foreign Affairs, Cabinet Affairs State Minister, Adel Jumua, and the State Minister for Communication and Political Affairs, Walid Al-Lafi.

The meeting discussed the results of Norland’s meetings with a number of political parties regarding advancing the political process with the aim of reaching elections, as Norland praised Dbeibah's acceptance of the dialogue that the United Nations mission is working to hold for the Libyan parties.

Dbeibah reaffirmed his support for local and international efforts aimed at holding elections in accordance with fair laws and ending the transitional stages. He renewed his support for the efforts of the UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily to address the political impasse and lead the country to election, as it is the demand of all Libyans.

The American delegation began a working visit to Libya in the city of Benghazi Tuesday. They met with Khalifa Haftar and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aqila Saleh, in order to mobilize support for the political process led by the United Nations. Norland arrived in Tripoli early Wednesday, and met with the Chairman of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, the Chairman of National Oil Corporation, Farhat Bengdara, the Head of the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Tripoli, Ambassador Tamer Mustafa, and Bathily.