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Richard B. Norland to be US Ambassador to Libya

US President Donald Trump's nominee for the position of Ambassador to Libya has addressed the US Senate confirmation hearing. Richard B. Norland (pictured), a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, has served as the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff since 2016. He served twice […]

Personnel Changes at British Embassy

By John Lee. The British Embassy in Tripoli has announced that Fleur Wilson has joined their team as the new Deputy Ambassador, replacing Angus McKee. In a tweet, Wilson said "I look forward to exploring #Libya and promoting a better future for the Libyan people." Also moving on is Matty O'Kelly, who is joining the […]

US Ambassador’s Farewell Message to Libya

Today marks my last day serving as the Chief of Mission of U.S. Embassy Libya.  As I return to retirement, I am struck and saddened by the deepening divide that is undermining prospects of a better future for all Libyans.  The ongoing fighting in Tripoli is damaging essential civilian infrastructure, jeopardizing U.S.-Libya counterterrorism efforts and […]

UK Appoints New Ambassador to Libya

Mr Frank Baker CMG OBE has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Libya in succession to Mr Peter Millett CMG. Mr Baker will take up his appointment in February 2018. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "The UK is at the forefront of diplomatic work with the Libyan government and our international partners to help bring stability […]

Spain Names New Ambassador to Libya

By John Lee. The government of Spain has appointed Francisco de Miguel as its new ambassador in Libya. The 58-year-old diplomat is currently Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation against terrorism, drugs and organized crime in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was previously, assigned to Libya. He will replace José Antonio Bordallo, who has been […]

New UK Ambassador to Libya

Mr Peter Millett CMG has been appointed as the British Ambassador to Libya, in succession to Mr Michael Aron, who will become the United Kingdom's Ambassador to Sudan in July. Mr Millett will take up his appointment during July 2015. Mr Millett has served in Doha, UKRep Brussels, Athens, Nicosia and Amman. On his appointment […]

China Appoints New Ambassador

President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, has announced the appointment of a new Ambassador to Libya: Li Zhiguo will replace Wang Wangsheng. Mr Li was previously the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of South Sudan. (Source: APO)