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WikiLeaks: 'Voluptuous' Nurse Cable Costs Ambassador Gene Cretz His Job

First Posted: 01/04/11 10:29 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:25 PM ET

Gene Cretz


WASHINGTON -- In what appears to be the first diplomatic casualty from the latest WikiLeaks revelations, the U.S. ambassador to Libya has returned to Washington and is likely to leave his post, U.S. officials said Tuesday.

Ambassador Gene Cretz, a veteran American diplomat, authored several secret cables to Washington that speculated on long-time Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's health, and described his personal proclivities, including his reliance on a "voluptuous" Ukrainian nurse.

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