Obama strongly condemns killing of US envoy in Libya

Ambass­ador was on his way to safer venue after protes­ters attack­ed the US Consul­ate in Bengha­zi and opened fire.

Reuters September 12, 2012

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of the US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff as an "outrageous attack" and ordered increased security at US diplomatic posts worldwide.

"I have directed my administration to provide all necessary resources to support the security of our personnel in Libya, and to increase security at our diplomatic posts around the globe," Obama said in a statement after the US diplomats were killed in a rocket attack on their car in Benghazi.

"While the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, we must all unequivocally oppose the kind of senseless violence that took the lives of these public servants," he said.


sam | 9 years ago | Reply

truth is that American allies in Libya (Al Qaeda) killed American diplomats. Thats why President is using soft words. USA used Al Qaeda fighters to defeat Gaddafi. Now they turn against America.There is another world beyond news stories. that world is only visible when powerful people die. like American diplomats. if Taliban had done this America would have killed many Afghan civilians and threatend Pakistan of a military strike.

Gratgy | 9 years ago | Reply

If not for the violence no one would have known this film existed. Now the whole world is going to see this film out of curiosity. Good going Al Qaeda, good job in promoting the movie worldwide.

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