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Intel: US ambassador meets Libya's Hifter in Cairo

The US envoy is for pushing for cooperation with Libya's planned elections in December, State Department says.
Richard Norland and Khalifa Hifter

US Ambassador Richard Norland met Wednesday with Libyan warlord Khalifa Hifter in Cairo in a continuing bid to help reunify the country after a decade of civil war.

Norland’s meeting with Hifter comes as preparations for Libya’s December parliamentary and presidential elections — which are to follow last year’s UN-backed cease-fire — are faltering.

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