Libya looks to strengthen ties with US: Zeidan

Tripoli, 8 January 2013:

US Undersecretary of Defence for Intelligence, Michael G. Vickers, held talks in Tripoli yesterday evening, Monday, with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. Vickers, on a brief visit to Libya, was accompanied by the new US Chargé d’Affaires William Roebuck.

In their talks, Zeidan said that Libya wanted to strengthen ties with the US, according to the government’s website. He paid tribute to slain US Ambassador Chris Stevens and to the help provided by the United States during the revolution, saying that Libya now looked forward to cooperating with the Americans in the military . . .

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