Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



US-Libya Meeting Hints At Resolving Obstacle To Progress

Representatives from the US and Libyan governments met in London on 28-29 May to try to resolve an issue that has threatened to sour relations between the two countries since economic sanctions were lifted in 2004. Libyas rapprochement with Washington was dealt a blow in January when the US Senate passed a law designed to help claimants get compensation from foreign governments...