AP source: US closes embassy in Libya

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
February 25, 2011 21:30

WASHINGTON — Tthe United States has closed its embassy in Libya's capital after evacuating all personnel on a ferry and a chartered airplane, a US official said on Friday.

The official said the Tripoli embassy's operations were suspended because of the deteriorating security situation.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of the extreme sensitivity of the situation.


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