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Status of Marine Security Guards at U.S. Embassy in Tripoli Before Uprising

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 13, 2011


QUESTION: Prior to the uprising that led to Qadhafi’s ouster, was the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli manned by Marine Security Guards?

ANSWER: There were no Marine Security Guards at Embassy Tripoli before the uprising.

PRN: 2011/1473


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