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LIBYA WANTS U.N. TO JUDGE U.S. ACTION

Libya, in a letter circulated Monday, called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to consider what it said was the action of the United States in "abducting Libyan prisoners of war in Chad."

Weekend reports from Chad, where a new government led by Idriss Deby has ousted anti-Libyan President Hissene Habre, said the United States had airlifted out of the country more than 400 former Libyan prisoners of war.

The prisoners, who had turned against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and were being trained by U.S. instructors with Habre's consent, were among up to 2,000 Libyan soldiers captured during fighting in Chad from 1983 to 1987.

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