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Foreign Secretary condemns abduction of Libyan PM

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Foreign Secretary William Hague has condemned the abduction of the Libyan Prime Minister in Tripoli this morning.

The Foreign Secretary said:

I condemn the abduction of the Libyan Prime Minister in Tripoli this morning and call for his immediate release. Our Ambassador is in touch with other members of the interim Government. It is vital that the process of political transition in Libya is maintained. The government and people of Libya have our full support at this concerning time.

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