Libya’s strongman aide signs $450.000 deal with US lobbying firm
The military governor of eastern Libya Abdelrazik Al-Nadori has signed a one year contract worth 450.000 dollars with a lobbying US firm called Keystone Strategic Advisers, reported Politico on Tuesday.
The military official, who is part of Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army in east Libya, signed the contract around the beginning of December with the owner of the firm Ari Mittleman – a former aide to Sen. Bob Casey – as his first foreign client.
The contract will see the US firm providing strategic political and communications counsel to Al-Nadori, including developing policy and foreign relations goals, and assisting in developing a democratic and multi-ethnic Libya,” according to the US Justice Department filing, reported Politico.
This is the second time a discrete lobbying contract between US-based lobbying firms and Haftar’s aides comes out to the public.
This is the second time a discrete lobbying contract between US-based lobbying firms and Haftar’s aides comes out to the public. Khalid and a US firm specialized in lobbying and political consulting, with the aim of promoting the work of Haftar’s family at the US Senate and Congress.
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