French President Sarkozy to visit Libya on Wed.

July 24, 2007 11:23

French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday he would travel to Libya on Wednesday, after the North African country released five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor sentenced to life in prison for contaminating children with the AIDS virus. "I will have the occasion tomorrow, with the Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, to make a political visit to Libya, to help Libya rejoin the international community," Sarkozy said in a news conference in Paris shortly after a French plane carrying the medics touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia.

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