Canada plans to evacuate citizens from Libya

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Tuesday, 22 February 2011 21:23 GMT

OTTAWA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Canada intends to evacuate its citzens from Libya due to worsening unrest in the North African country, Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon said on Tuesday.

Cannon tood reporters the first Canadian flight would arrive in Tripoli on Feb. 24. (Reporting by David Ljunggren; editing by Peter Galloway)

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