British PM on surprise visit to Libya

2013-01-31 15:21
British Prime Minister David Cameron. (Ben Stansall, AFP)

British Prime Minister David Cameron. (Ben Stansall, AFP)

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Tripoli - British Prime Minister David Cameron flew into the Libyan capital on Thursday for a previously unannounced visit, an AFP photographer in Tripoli reported.

Cameron, whose visit comes only a few days after Britain warned of threats to its embassy in Tripoli, arrived at Tripoli airport at 11:00, amid tight security.

His office said on Twitter that the British premier travelled to the North Africa country "to discuss how the UK can continue to help build a strong, prosperous, democratic" Libya.

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