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Foreign Minister Greets Libyan Opposition Leader

June 23 2011


A top Chinese diplomat has met with the leader of Libya’s rebel opposition in Beijing, reports the New York Times.

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi called the Libyan opposition "an important dialogue partner."

Mahmoud Jibril, the chairman of the executive board of the Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council, is in China for two days.

Yang said the rebels have been "increasingly representing the Libyan people and has gradually become an important political force in...

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