Libyan government confirms foreign minister resignation

Reuters News
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Posted: Mar 31, 2011 10:51 AM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A Libyan government spokesman on Thursday confirmed that Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa had resigned but said he did not know of any other official who had resigned or left the country.

"We now understand he (Koussa) has resigned from his position ... It was his personal decision," spokesman Mussa Ibrahim told reporters at a briefing.

(Reporting by Maria Golovnina; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Jon Boyle)