Sudan summons Libyan ambassador over consul's arrest

April 9, 2015 6:40 PM

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KHARTOUM/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Sudan's foreign ministry said on Thursday it had summoned the Libyan ambassador in Khartoum to protest against the arrest of a Sudanese consul in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.

Sudanese diplomat Abdelhalim Omer was detained and then released, after making visits to sites in eastern Libya without permission, an official with Libya's internationally recognized government told Reuters.

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