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Blair, Libya Official in Historic Meeting

Prime Minister Tony Blair met the Libyan foreign minister Tuesday, the highest-level contact between the two countries in more than 20 years. Britain said the visit of Abdel-Rahman Shalqam was a major step in Libya’s journey back into the international fold and could be followed by a face-to-face meeting between Blair and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. “We’re hoping very much that a visit can be arranged as soon as convenient but no date has been fixed,” Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said after meeting Shalqam in London. The “very useful discussions” were “tangible proof of the improving relations between Libya and the United Kingdom,” Straw added. Full Story

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