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Libyan revolutionaries ask for international aid

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Libyan revolutionaries ask for international aid


At a news conference in the Libyan city of Benghazi the Interim National Council has rejected any negotiation with Muammar Gaddafi and called for a UN no fly zone over the north African country.

From there Francesca Cicardi reports.

“The Libyan revolutionary government asked again for international aid, and said that any help will be welcomed, even military,” she said.

“Rebels confirmed they have had contact with foreign countries but didn’t specify which ones. They hope that their diplomatic representatives are speaking with EU governments and are hoping to get their backing.

“The rebels keep on asking for a no-fly zone and in the news conference made a point of thanking the Gulf states for supporting this option. It’s still uncertain how to put it in place, as the rebels reject any presence of foreign troops in Libya.”

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