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Royal Navy ship diverted to Tripoli
to evacuate Britons from Libya

Telegraph [UK], by Richard Spencer

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Posted By:Ribicon, 8/3/2014 2:13:17 PM

A Royal Navy support ship has been sent to the Libyan capital Tripoli to evacuate the last remaining British citizens after the ambassador decided "reluctantly" to close down operations in the country. More fighting around Tripoli airport killed 22 people overnight, as competing militias fought for control in both the east and west of the country. Other embassies, including America´s, has already closed down and pulled out staff. The British ambassador, Michael Aron, and his key diplomats had stayed on but on Friday the Foreign Office also decided to close from Monday. HMS Enterprise, a survey ship, was diverted from routine operations

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Peace in our time: the Brits find a use for their naval ships.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/3/2014 2:48:55 PM     (No. 9951982)

Maybe getting rid of Gadafi wasn´t such a good idea after all. Thanks b´Iraq for using your pen/phone to help the Islamists gain more and more ground.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 8/3/2014 5:59:51 PM     (No. 9952112)

Can´t you just here Hillary´s cackling comment on Qaddafi now?: "We came, we saw, he died," she joked when told of news reports of Qaddafi´s death by an aide in between formal interviews.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/3/2014 7:33:57 PM     (No. 9952180)

Cameron, Hollande, Obama and Hilary all thought they were sooooo clever.
Get rid of Qaddafi and seize the oil.
The blood of the Benghazi Four and all those civilian casualties is on their hands.

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