Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Libya's Opposition Snubs African Union Truce Plan

Libya's revolutionary National Council has strongly rejected a peace plan proposed by the African Union, demanding an immediate ouster of longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi.

It comes as members of a mediating delegation from the African Union (AU) arrived in the eastern city of Benghazi to meet with the opposition leaders.

The anti-government forces insisted any deal designed to keep Gaddafi or his sons in place would be unacceptable. Government officials, however, say Gaddafi will not step down.'

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1 comment:

  1. It is unclear, then, whether the war will actually end even if the ceasefire is agreed to by the rebels. NATO officials appear keen on continuing with their air campaign for the foreseeable future, and even if Gadhafi and the rebels agree to a formal partition, it won’t necessarily stop NATO from continuing to bomb Gadhafian targets.


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