By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 3 December 2013:
Republican senator for Arizona John McCain has arrived in Tripoli for an overnight visit.
It is . . .[restrict]not known who he will be meeting during the official visit but a spokesperson at the US embassy in Tripoli confirmed that it was essentially a “fact-finding” and “status update” mission.
“He’s been here before and we expect that a big part of his visit will be seeing progress made so far by Libya, in comparison to previous visits,” the spokesperson said.
He added that the Senator was also expected to reconfirm America’s commitment to continuing to support Libya through its transition.
Senator McCain has visited Libya several times before, most recently in April this year. [/restrict]