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U.S. Department of State 
97/01/23 Statement: Possible Sanctions Violation by Libyan Aircraft 
Office of the Spokesman 
Press Statement by Nicholas Burns/Spokesman 
January 23, 1997 
             Possible Sanctions Violation by Libyan Aircraft 
We have seen press reports that a Libyan airliner was permitted to land 
and take off from Ghana's Accra airport last Tuesday, January 21.  We 
are investigating this report to confirm the facts.  This would be a 
serious violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 748, 
which prohibits Libyan aircraft from engaging in international flights, 
and we will pursue the matter in the Security Council and Sanctions