Blair arrives in Tripoli at start of African tour

May 29, 2007 18:18

British Prime Minister Tony Blair landed in Tripoli on Tuesday, Libyan airport officials said, at the start of his farewell African tour seeking to build action on Darfur and climate change. From Tripoli, Blair is heading to the city of Sirte on the Mediterranean coast for talks with Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Gadhafi, with whom Blair hopes to improve relations, and also families of Libyan children infected with HIV.

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