May 12th, 2011
10:49 AM ET

Administration official to meet with Libyan opposition

The White House announced Thursday that National Security Advisor Tom Donilon will host a delegation from the Libyan Transitional National Council (TNC) at the White House Friday.

Dr. Mahmoud Gibril, the president of the TNC's Executive Bureau, will be on hand. Gibril met with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she was in Paris for a meeting with the Group of Eight foreign ministers in March.

After their White House visit, the TNC will meet with member of Congress.

Here is the release from the White House:

“National Security Advisor Tom Donilon looks forward to welcoming Dr. Mahmoud Gibril and the delegation from the Libyan Transitional National Council to the White House on Friday afternoon.  This is Dr. Gibril’s first official visit to Washington as President of the Transitional National Council’s Executive Bureau.  Dr. Gibril will also be meeting senior administration officials and members of Congress during his visit.”

Topics: Libya • The News • White House

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