Canada's Libya mission to reopen

Canada is getting ready to reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli after it was abandoned in the spring, reported the Toronto Star. The Canadian government also announced the release of $2.2 billion in frozen assets. Officials left the embassy when Canadians were being evacuated from Libya in the spring. Numerous other countries, such as France, Italy, Jordan and the United Kingdom, have set up new missions in the capital.

Published: Wednesday, 09/14/2011 12:00 am EDT

Canada is getting ready to reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli after it was abandoned in the spring, reported the Toronto Star. The Canadian government also announced the release of $2.2 billion in frozen assets. Officials left the embassy when Canadians were being evacuated from Libya in the spring. Numerous other countries, such as France, Italy, Jordan and the United Kingdom, have set up new missions in the capital.

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