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UN atomic agency chief says Libya was in early stages of nuclear programme

After visiting Libya to start verifying its clandestine activities, the head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today said that Tripoli’s nuclear programme was “at an early stage of development.”

Annan welcomes Libya's assurances on weapons of mass destruction

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today hailed Libya's announcement that it will fulfill all obligations under regimes covering the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Security Council lifts sanctions against Libya imposed after Lockerbie bombing

After several delays in recent weeks, the United Nations Security Council today finally lifted decade-old sanctions imposed against Libya over the deadly bombing in 1988 of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, after Tripoli agreed to pay up to $10 million each to the families of the 270 victims.

Security Council to vote Friday on lifting sanctions against Libya

The United Nations Security Council has scheduled a vote on Friday on a resolution that would lift sanctions applied against Libya following the deadly bombing in 1988 of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, after postponing the issue yesterday in what the Council President described as a need “to act unanimously.”

UK, US tell Security Council they are ready to see sanctions against Libya lifted

The United Kingdom and United States have told the Security Council they are ready to see sanctions lifted against Libya following the North African country’s compliance with United Nations resolutions passed against it in connection with the deadly bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988.