Trump Will Make ISIS in Libya a Priority Says Security Adviser
The Libya Herald reports that a senior security adviser to Donald Trump has said that the president-elect is going to make the destruction of ISIS in Libya a priority. The article discusses reactions in Libya to Trump becoming the president-elect, arguing that his victory was welcomed across political divides in Libya.
Presidency Council chairman Faiez Serraj said that he hoped that the military and political support already given by the US to his Government of National Accord would continue and that the Libyan-US partnership would grow stronger. There was no public comment from House of Representatives president Ageela Saleh. However, parliament put out a statement requesting Trump’s support and asking for the lifting of the international arms embargo and the arming of the Libyan army in its fight against terrorism.
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