To enjoy the full Mail & Guardian online experience: please upgrade your browser
29 Feb 2000 00:00
THE United States has denied it is moving to ease its policy toward Libya, and says a Washington Post report to that effect is incorrect. State Department spokesman James Rubin said restrictions on US citizens traveling to Libya remain in place and that permission being granted for the Libyan UN ambassador to visit Washington earlier this month is not an indication the policy was being changed.
Neither, he said, was the lack of US opposition to Libya’s participation in a UN peacekeeping force for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Create Account | Lost Your Password?