Sunday, July 8, 2012

Obama Hails 'Milestone' Libya Elections

President Barack Obama has hailed Libya's election as a "milestone" as voters wait to hear early indications of who will lead the country.

People flocked to cast their ballots on Saturday in their first free national election in 60 years, despite protests disrupting some polling in the east.

Mr Obama pledged that the US would act as a partner, but warned that there are still difficult challenges ahead.

"We will engage as partners as the Libyan people work to build open and transparent institutions," he said. Read More