Washington, DC, US - US President Barack Obama has expressed his country's support for the ongoing democratic transition in Libya, according to a statement from the White House.
President Obama spoke during the visit to Washington, DC, of Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
According to the statement, President Obama made a brief appearance at the meeting between US Security Adviser Tomas Denilon and the Libyan Premier.
The US President also expressed his country's commitment to bringing to justice the perpetrators of the attack against the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and, to this end, sought Libya’s support in the ongoing investigation.
U.S. Ambassador Christopher Steven and several of his colleagues were killed in the attack against the U.S. Consulate 11 Sept., 2012.
According to the statement, President Obama also informed the Libyan Prime Minister of his decision to appoint Deborah Jones as new US Ambassador to Libya.