Sunday, May 1, 2011

Gaddafi is willing to negotiate with NATO

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has agreed to start negotiations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), according to media reports. NATO "must abandon all hope of a solution of Muammar Gaddafi. I have no official position to give it up. I will not leave my country and I will defend to the death," said Libyan leader in a speech broadcast live.

Also has been open to the option of a truce, in the event that includes all stakeholders, Gaddafi said in remarks broadcast Saturday by the Libyan television, said the Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera. "A truce can not be unilateral. We would be the first to accept a truce (...), but the attack of NATO ships is not over," said Gadhafi, according to Al Jazeera.

Also, the Libyan leader leave his country ruled. "Nobody can force me to leave my country, and nobody can tell me I should not fight for my country," he said. He warned that if NATO states did not want talks, the Libyan people will not surrender and is ready to resist what he called "terrorist" attacks.

In this sense, Gaddafi said that NATO troops will die if they invade Libya by land. "Either freedom or death. No surrender. No fear. No Exit," the Libyan leader, who denounced the NATO air attacks have transgressed the UN mandate. In the speech, delivered on the occasion of the centennial of a battle against Italian forces, Gadhafi criticized Italy have returned to launch an aggression against Libya and to use its military to "kill Libyans," the text released by the agency official Jana news.

"Where is the treaty of friendship and nonaggression agreement," asked "Where is my friend Berlusconi?, Where is the Italian Parliament?". Just hours before the television appearance Gadhafi, his son, Saif al Islam, warned that the regime of his father never surrender or in the unlikely event that the shelling lasted for 40 years.

This was explained in a statement to the Libyan state television. Moreover, the Libyan regime claims to have unused port Misrata under rebel control, and has threatened to attack any ship entering the port area of the city, the third of the country, besieged for more than two months , according to state television.

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