Sunday, May 1, 2011

Gaddafi calls on NATO to negotiate an end to attacks

.- Tripoli Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has asked NATO on Saturday to start negotiations to end air strikes against the African country. "We did not attack and did not cross the sea (...) Why are attacking us?" He asked Gaddafi. "Let us negotiate with you, with countries that attack us. Let us negotiate," he said, adding that if you are looking for coalition countries is oil there is no problem to negotiate contracts in this regard.

In addition, Gadhafi has said it is prepared to reach a cease-fire, but that it must involve all parties in conflict and not only forces that are fighting against rebels in the east. "Libya is ready to reach a ceasefire (...) but a cease-fire can not come from a party alone," he apostille in a live appearance on a television station in the early hours of Saturday.

"We were the first to welcome a ceasefire and we were the first to accept (...) but attacks NATO crusaders have not stopped," he added. Also, Qaddafi has indicated that no one will force you to leave the country. "I will not leave my country (...) nobody can force me to leave my country and nobody can tell me who does not fight for him," he assured.

Libya accuses NATO of another attack on state television GadafiEl Libyan Yamahoriya Great TV, said that NATO has bombed in Tripoli a point near the building of the television station from which the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was giving his speech. It has also suggested that Gadhafi was the target of the attack.

"A building near the Great Libyan TV has been bombarded during the broadcast of Gaddafi's speech, which implies that the purpose of it was the leader of the revolution," said the chain after the end of a message Gaddafi himself. The picture has blinked more than once during the speech of the Libyan leader.

There is no evidence that the Libyan Government control MisrataLa NATO has said there is no evidence to support the claim of the Libyan Government in asserting that troops from the African country's leading port Misrata control. "There is no evidence to support such claims," said an official source.

"We are closely monitoring the situation around Misrata and rebel forces continue to expand the perimeter around the city," he added. The Libyan government said on Friday that attacks by the forces of Gaddafi over the port city had left Misrata "inoperative" state television said the North African country.

"Any attempt to enter the port will respond, regardless of what is justified," said the message, a clear warning against the ships that want to reach the area. The port was being used by international organizations to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the local population. "NATO denies this claim and believes that the statements lack credibility.

Not correspond with the current situation on the ground," said the source.

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