Zeidan refutes logic of Benghazi western exodus — gently

Tripoli, 25 January 2013:

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has questioned the reasons why a number of western governments have advised their citizens to leave Benghazi.  He called the move "exaggerated" but said he understood the motivation.

Speaking in the Swiss resport of Davos where he is attending the World Economic Forum, he said that the situation in Benghazi was not such that foreign governments needed to advise their citizens to leave. Reiterating his government's determination to ensure the safety of foreigners, he said that measures had been taken to maintain security in the city.

"I think that . . .

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