Congress may squeeze Libya on settlement over Pan Am Flight 103

Swanson, Ian
June 2007
Hill;6/28/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 79, p16
The article reports on the approval of legislation that would withhold U.S. State Department funding for diplomatic operations in Libya until Libya completed $2.7 billion in payments it had said it would provide to the families of victims of Pan Am Flight 103, which went down in a terrorist attack tied to Libya. When this language was added to the legislation, families of the victims of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing won a victory.


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