2013 June 24 : Libyan Embassy – London
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Archive for June 24th, 2013

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June 2013 During the Belisario Award ceremony on Thursday evening in Rome, Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino said that Italy would be taking on the responsibility not only to help Libya but also to look out after Italian interests. She made this statement at the ceremony in which Italy presented the Mela D’Oro 2013 award to Alaa Murabit, a Libyan  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  The new US ambassador to Libya, Deborah Jones, has indicated that she is not going to be intimidated is limiting herself to the safety of the US embassy and other diplomatic or well guarded premises and, instead, has been out in Tripoli getting to know Libyans. Having arrived on Wednesday, she was seen yesterday socialising in a fashionable  [ Read More ]

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June 2013 Muammar Gaddafi’s interpreter has said Libya helped finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential campaign in France – an allegation Mr Sarkozy denies. Moftah Missouri said Gaddafi had told him personally that $20m (£13m; 15m euros) were donated to the campaign. The allegations against Mr Sarkozy, first made by one of Gaddafi’s sons, are already being investigated. However Mr Missouri  [ Read More ]

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June 2013 Benghazi Naval Base has acquired a new French-made speedboat as part of a move to upgrade its fleet and help protect Libya’s coastline. The naval vessels already stationed in Benghazi’s marine basin all sounded their horns to welcome the new arrival, named ‘Janzour,’ at a  ceremony to mark the occasion. The 20-metre long, four-metre wide vessel can reach  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  The Libya Rail Implementation Authority and the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) met last Wednesday to discuss ways in which to reactivate  stalled rail projects, LANA reports. The Chinese company has contracts to build various lengths of the railway from Tripoli to the Tunisian border of Ras Jdair and Tripoli  to Khoms, Sirte and Al-Hisha-Sebha. No details have been released  [ Read More ]

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June 2013  As part of its post-revolution expansion plans, Libyan Airlines has announced that it wants to take on more cabin staff, both Libyan and foreign. Specifically, it is looking to employ more air-hostesses. These, it says, must be able to speak fluent English (with preference given to those who have other foreign languages), must be between 18 and 30,  [ Read More ]