Portuguese Foreign Minister in Tripoli

Tripoli, March 20: Portugal’s foreign minister Paulo Portas left Tripoli on Tuesday afternoon after a short two-day visit.  It was his second trip to Libya since becoming foreign minister last June. He was in Benghazi last September.

During this latest visit, he again met NTC chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil as well as Foreign Minister Ashour Ben Khayal, Deputy Finance Minister Mraja Al-Gaith and the Governor of the Central Bank, Saddek Elkaber.  He also had what Portugal’s Ambassador in Libya, Rui Lopes Aleixo, described as  “a very interesting” meeting with the Forum of Libya Women . . .

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