OTC: Cooperation urged to fix US-Libyan relations

US and Libyan businessmen and government officials must work together to repair US-Libyan relations, said Ambassador Ali Suleiman Aujati at a breakfast meeting May 5 at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.Although Libya finally extradited suspects and paid reparations for the December 1988 terrorist bombing of a Pan American airliner that killed 280 people at Lockerbie, Scotland, and has since disposed of its weapons of mass destruction, Aujati said, “Americans still don’t trust Libyans.” He said, “We have to sit together and get over our problems.”In April 2004, US President George W. Bush lifted some of the US trade sanctions previously imposed ag...

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