Libya: Statement By the U.S. Embassy On the Reported Capture of Ansar Al-Sharia Tunisia Leader

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The US Embassy has noted media reports about operations involving Ansar al-Sharia leader Abou Iyadh today in Libya. Contrary to these reports, U.S. forces were not involved in any operations involving Ansar al-Sharia leader Abou Iyadh. We refer additional questions to the Libyan authorities.

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