The Impact Of The Trump And Al-Serraj Meeting On The UN Process In Libya
Libya-Analysis founder Jason Pack was quoted in The Guardian describing how the recent meeting at the White House Oval Office between U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj will have a positive impact on the UN process in Libya.
However, the fact Trump met Sarraj at all – and has held at least two meetings on the situation there in the past month – is itself being seen as a step forward as it marks the first time he has taken a direct interest in the country since taking the presidency. “When Trump came into office there was a fear his perceived preference for strongmen would lead him to back Haftar,” Jason Pack, executive director of the US-Libya Business Association. “This visit puts paid to that myth. Trump is lock, stock and barrel backing the UN process.”
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