Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Mustafa Abdel Jalil, Libya’s interim leader, has asked Nato to continue its campaign until at least the end of the year.
At a conference of the North African nation’s military allies in Doha, Mr Jalil said: “We hope (Nato) will continue its campaign until at least the end of this year to serve us and neighbouring countries.
This request is aimed at “ensuring that no arms are infiltrated into those countries and to ensure the security of Libyans from some remnants of (slain despot Muammar) Gaddafi’s forces who have fled to nearby countries,” he added.
The NTC is also seeking help from Nato in “developing Libya’s defence and security systems, Abdel Jalil told the Conference of Friends Committee.
This article was posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 7:15 am