Wednesday, July 13, 2011

France extends presence in Libya

The French lower house voted overwhelmingly to maintain the presence in Libya, the same day as leader Muammar Gadhafi's emissaries told the Chancellor Gallo, Alain Juppe, the leader "is ready to go." "Things are clear: we never said or thought that the intervention in Libya would be easy and ending in a few days, "he said after the vote the French Prime Minister Francois Fillon.

The presence of the Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) meets next Tuesday, four months. Later, Foreign Minister Alain Juppe, said after a meeting with Gadhafi government's emissaries, they told him that the leader "is willing to go" in Libya. Juppe said that there are contacts, "but not until today, a real negotiation." Fillon's remarks coincided with statements by the Libyan prime minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, who said the newspaper Le Figaro: "The rebels are supported by NATO, international financial aid available, are provided with weapons and supplies are supplies .

The Libyan government nothing. We are ready to negotiate, particularly with France. " Today a delegation of the National Transitional Council (CNT)-representative body of the Libyan revolt-visit Brussels, headquarters of NATO and the European Union. The insurgents will meet with the presidents of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the European Commission Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, and Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

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