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US Suspends Tripoli Embassy, Moves to Sanction Libya

Friday, 25 Feb 2011 02:57 PM

 

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WASHINGTON — The United States has suspended embassy operations in Libya and is moving forward with unilateral sanctions against the government of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Friday.

Carney told a news conference that Washington would also curtail its limited military cooperation with Libya and that the United States supports suspending Libya from the United Nations.
 

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