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Germany opened its embassy in Tripoli

25.09.2011 18:49
  Germany opened its embassy in Tripoli Germany opened its embassy in Tripoli, according to the website of German Foreign Ministry. New ambassador to Libya was appointed Raynar Eberle, who has already held several meetings in the Libyan Foreign Ministry.

"Our task - to establish political, economic and cultural ties with the 'New Libya'" - presented in a press release speech by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.

Since February in Libya civil war continues. Fights between opponents of Muammar Gaddafi and his supporters in some parts of the country go so far.

Embassy of Germany in Tripoli ceased its operations in March 2011 due to insecurity in the city. Since May, the German diplomats based in Benghazi - Libya's capital, the rebels, who are now recognized as an official Libyan Government.

Former German Ambassador to Tripoli, Matthias Meyer was sent to Afghanistan where he headed a diplomatic mission in Mazar-i-Sharif. Raynar Eberle, until the appointment of Ambassador to Libya was working in Sudan.

Embassy of Libya in Germany since August, leads the doctor, Ali al-Idris Masedna Kotani, loyal came to power to the National Transitional Council. Prior to that, Ambassador of Libya to Germany was Jamal Ali Omar al-Barak. It was reported that he was expelled from the country.

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