European Union diplomatic team arrives in Libya

ROME - A European Union diplomatic team has arrived in Tripoli, Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa said on Thursday as international embassies begin re-opening in the Libyan capital.
"The diplomatic delegation from the European Union was taken into Libya to Tripoli by our navy yesterday afternoon," he told reporters after a cabinet meeting.Italy and France, which spearheaded the western military intervention against former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, have both re-opened their embassies in Tripoli, which were closed earlier this year.
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