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November 30, 1988 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
Two and a half years after U.S. warplanes bombed Col. Moammar Kadafi's headquarters here, Libya is pressing for a rapid improvement in relations with the United States. "It's time to start talking and stop shooting and shouting," Ali Ahmed Houderi, a member of the People's Committee for Foreign Liaison Bureau, the local equivalent of a Foreign Ministry undersecretary, said in an interview. Kadafi himself has appeared on U.S.
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March 10, 1989
Japan denied U.S. reports that a Japanese firm in line to make a new version of the F-16 fighter jet was involved in construction of what Washington says is a Libyan chemical weapons plant. "We found . . . no evidence that Japanese companies have been involved in this project," Foreign Ministry spokesman Taizo Watanabe said. "(And) I can now confirm that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has never been engaged in the export of equipment or dispatch of engineers." Mitsubishi also denied the reports.
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March 10, 1989
Japan denied U.S. reports that a Japanese firm in line to make a new version of the F-16 fighter jet was involved in construction of what Washington says is a Libyan chemical weapons plant. "We found . . . no evidence that Japanese companies have been involved in this project," Foreign Ministry spokesman Taizo Watanabe said. "(And) I can now confirm that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has never been engaged in the export of equipment or dispatch of engineers." Mitsubishi also denied the reports.
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November 30, 1988 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, Times Staff Writer
Two and a half years after U.S. warplanes bombed Col. Moammar Kadafi's headquarters here, Libya is pressing for a rapid improvement in relations with the United States. "It's time to start talking and stop shooting and shouting," Ali Ahmed Houderi, a member of the People's Committee for Foreign Liaison Bureau, the local equivalent of a Foreign Ministry undersecretary, said in an interview. Kadafi himself has appeared on U.S.
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