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Brits urged to leave Benghazi

The Foreign Office today urged British nationals to leave Benghazi in Libya "in response to a specific, imminent threat to westerners".Germany and the Netherlands have warned their citizens to do the same.

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Report: Libya's concern over FCO's Benghazi warning

Libya's deputy interior minister has told the BBC that the security problems in the Benghazi do not warrant the Foreign Office response.

Abdullah Massoud told the BBC that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Libya had not been told of the change in travel advice for British nationals.

He added that actions like this add to instability in the region.

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