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US Attorney General cancels Turkey visit for Libya probe

Arab World Materials 14 September 2012 09:15
US Attorney General cancels Turkey visit for Libya probe
US Attorney General cancels Turkey visit for Libya probe

Attorney General Eric Holder is cutting short an overseas trip and will return to Washington immediately to manage a criminal investigation into the deaths of the four people who died in an attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya Today`s Zaman reported

The attorney general's change in plans followed remarks he made Thursday in Doha, Qatar, that the FBI has opened a full investigation into the deaths and the attack on the consulate.

The attorney general is in the Middle East this week for meetings with his foreign counterparts. He originally had been scheduled to go from Qatar to Saudi Arabia and Turkey before returning to the US on Tuesday.

In Doha, the attorney general said the US is committed to working with the Libyan government to seek justice for the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans at the consulate.

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