Libyan Ambassador on Amanpour: “it is a great loss”
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed Libyan Ambassador Ali Suleiman Aujali about the murders of four American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, including the American ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens. Ambassador Aujali offered his condolences to the family of the murdered diplomats and to the American people.
Specifically Ambassador Aujali described the murder of Ambassador Stevens as, “a great loss for the Libyan people” saying that Stevens had been a friend and was “the right man, at the right place, at the right time….he was welcomed at every place he went in Libya…”
Christiane Amanpour will join Anderson Cooper at 8:00pm ET this evening on Anderson Cooper 360° this evening on CNN/U.S.
Amanpour airs weekdays on CNN International at 3:00pm with a replay at 5:00pm Eastern in the U.S. The full transcript for this edition of this program is available here. In Europe, Amanpour airs on CNN Internatioanl at 21:00 CET, with a replay at 23:00 CET.