Obama's tribute to embassy victims

President Obama has paid tribute to US envoy to Libya Chris Stevens "as everything America could want in an ambassador" as his body and three of his embassy staff were returned to US soil following the attack on the consulate in Benghazi.

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Obama pays tribute to four victims who 'laid down their lives'

President Obama paid tribute to 'four patriots' who 'embodied the American ideal'.

President Obama has paid tribute to US envoy Chris Stevens "as everything America could want in an ambassador" as his body and three of his Benghazi embassy staff were returned to US soil.

He said Mr Smith, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith were "four patriots who loved their country, chose to serve it and served it well. They knew the danger and they accepted it."

"They lived and embodied the American ideal," he said.

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