Libya Officially Welcomed Back to the U.S. Fold

[Washington Post] Robin Wright - Libyan Foreign Minister Abdel-Rahman Shalqam and his wife received a personal tour of the White House, an official escort on Capitol Hill and a luncheon with executives from Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Occidental Petroleum and Raytheon, as well as the U.S. trade representative's office, as Libya's highest ranking official to visit Washington in 35 years. "There's still a lot to be done with respect to instituting basic freedoms within Libya. There's still some outstanding issues with respect to claims by U.S. citizens. Those need to be resolved," said State Department spokesman Sean McCormack.

2008-01-04 01:00:00

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