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Qatari amir meets Libyan's opposition group leader

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DOHA, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's Amir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Monday met Libya's Transitional National Council Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil, the Qatar News Agency reported.

The report said the two discussed the latest developments in Libya, days after the amir said the Gulf emirate was ready to arm the opposition group.

Qatar was the first Arab nation to recognize the Libyan opposition group and has exported two shipments of oil from Tobruk, the main oil hub in the east of Libya.

Sheikh Al-Thani said last Thursday during a visit to the United States that his country stands ready to provide arms to the Libyan opposition on request.

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