The Head of the Presidential Council received a delegation of the American Jones Institution for Military, Security and Counter-Terrorism Consulting, in the capital, Tripoli.
A statement issued on Monday by the Council said that Al-Sarraj discussed, "the importance of strengthening partnership programs with the institutions of the friendly countries, on top of which the USA, which is linked with Libya with a strategic counter-terrorism alliance. Mr President gave an overview of the security and military challenges facing the country."
The statement added that the US delegation "discussed with Libyan officials a common vision of ways to reform and develop the military and security institutions and to combat terrorism in Libya."
This visit comes at a time when retired Major General Khalifa Haftar has been launching an attack against Tripoli, the headquarters and surroundings of the internationally recognised Government of National Accord, since 4 April.
This coincides with Haftar forces' bombing of residential neighbourhoods in the densely populated Abu Salim area in Tripoli, which resulted in the damage of houses, but no deaths were reported.
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