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U.S. envoy discusses political, military issues in Libya

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (KUNA) -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Andrew J. Shapiro traveled to Libya on Tuesday and Wednesday for consultations with officials from the Libyan government, the State Department announced on Friday.
"Discussions covered a range of political-military issues, including regional security developments, humanitarian de-mining and related areas," the announcement said. "These meetings represent another step forward in our bilateral relations with Libya, and reflect the administration's commitment to building new partnerships to address shared strategic challenges." (end) rm.ajs KUNA 151756 Oct 10NNNN