Libya formin has not defected - govt spokesman

Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:04pm GMT

TRIPOLI, March 30 (Reuters) - Libya's Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa has not defected and is travelling abroad on a diplomatic mission, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

"He is on a diplomatic mission," said spokesman Mussa Ibrahim. Asked about speculation among some media that Koussa may have defected, he said: "Of course not." (Reporting by Maria Golovnina; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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