Appearing Assistant Secretary of State for Close to Jap Affairs Yael Lempert visited Tunisia and Libya October 19-21. Throughout her journey to Tunisia, Appearing Assistant Secretary Lempert met with Tunisian authorities officers, together with Overseas Minister Othman Jerandi, welcoming Tunisia’s newly shaped authorities and reiterated that the U.S. appears ahead to the institution of a broadly inclusive course of for a fast return to constitutional order. She additionally mentioned Libya and different regional points. Appearing Assistant Secretary Lempert additionally met with younger Tunisian civil society representatives and ladies entrepreneurs who’re enjoying a key position in Tunisia’s financial future.
In Libya, accompanied by U.S. Particular Envoy and Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland, Appearing Assistant Secretary Lempert represented the USA on the Libya Stabilization Convention in Tripoli. She additionally participated in bilateral conferences with senior Libyan officers, together with Prime Minister Dabaiba and Overseas Minister Mangoush, and a spread of different international delegations to the convention, emphasizing the significance of Libya’s efforts to arrange at no cost and honest nationwide elections in December, and U.S. assist for the withdrawal of all international forces, fighters, and mercenaries from Libya.