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Newsline: British Embassy Reopens in Liberia

The British Government has officially reopened its Embassy near Monrovia following 22 years of absence resulting from the Liberian civil conflict. Performing the official dedicatory ceremony on behalf of the British Government was British Parliamentary Under Secretary of States for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr. Mark Simmonds who was accompanied by the Liberian Foreign Minister, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan and the British Ambassador accredited near the Liberian capital, Ferus Cochrane-Dyet. Mr. Simmonds who is currently paying a two-day official working to Liberia visit described the re-opening of the British Embassy as a significant step in building the already excellent relationship that Liberia and the United Kingdom (UK) already has, importantly in deepening economic and trade ties.



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