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  6/19/2014, Sivan 21, 5774

Libya Demands Benghazi Suspect be Tried in Libya

Libya on Wednesday condemned the United States’ arrest on its soil of a man suspected of masterminding the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the detention as a violation of Libyan sovereignty.

According to Reuters, Libya’s Justice Minister Saleh al-Marghani said the suspect, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, should be returned to Libya and tried there.