Canada’s Tripoli embassy set to reopen

Libyan assets unfrozen

Canadian diplomats are set to reopen the country’s Libyan embassy, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced Tuesday. The Canadian ambassador was in Tripoli over the weekend paving the way for Canada’s return, Baird said. The minister also revealed that some $2.2 billion in frozen Libyan assets have been made available to the new transitional government.


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