In London, a group of states with the recommended time after Gadhafis fall. The rebels in Libya before presenting a political agenda.
Military struggle, the soldiers of Muammar al-Gaddafi and the opponents of the regime of weeks together, trying to force Western states with air strikes aimed at deterring the regime of the struggle against its own citizens. At the same time, the international community in London discusses the use of Libya and the country’s future after the end of regulation.
The international community must help the Libyans, “to shape its future,” said British Prime Minister, David Cameron, who hosted the meeting of the Contact Group called on Libya. He emphasized that in trying to help the Libyans, was “political approach” is important.
The United Nations has imposed sanctions against the regime of Gadhafis, accounts blocked and stopped the supply of weapons. The Security Council decided on a no-fly zone over Libya in order to prevent the military in the war against his own people. Besides the U.S., Britain and France now participates in Sweden in the military operation against Qaddafi. The leadership of use to control fly zone is Thursday for NATO to take over completely.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the conference, which will continue the attacks in the West, “Gaddafi fully complied with the terms of the UN resolution.” Gaddafi should “end its attacks on civilians, withdraw its troops from the occupied areas by force and to allow humanitarian aid to all Libyans,” said Clinton.
At the meeting, foreign ministers and representatives from some 35 countries around the UN, NATO and seven members of the Arab League in part. Libyan opposition figures came to London, but were not invited to the conference. The National Transitional Council Benghazi had a political agenda. He said the reforms after falling Gadhafis. The aim is to create a modern, free and united “in which every citizen is entitled to participate in” parliamentary and presidential elections free and fair, “he said. By referendum a new constitution should be approved.
Opponents of the regime, but also requires the support material. “We ask everyone’s help, and point it to give our young people with better weapons,” said Council spokesman, Mahmud Shammam. Although it would be first political assistance, assistance with weapons, but also desirable.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany, Guido Westerwelle (FDP) met, and his British counterpart, William Hague and Clinton Libyan opposition representatives Mahmoud Jibril. Then he said it was now important to “initiate a political process,” a purely military solution will not give.
will soon be a U.S. representative to travel to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, to establish systematic contact with the insurgents, he said. France on Sunday sent a diplomat to Benghazi, which will take up his post as ambassador. As the first country in France almost three weeks ago approved the Transitional Council as the legitimate representative of Libya.
At the same time there was an attempt to offer Gadhafi abroad the opportunity to retire. The possibility of this kind of exile, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, Trinidad Jimenez, who was “legally possible” to allow a shelter Gaddafi. Even the British did not rule in The Hague as a solution.
In his first speech since the bombing began, U.S. President, Barack Obama, defended the military operation. He stressed however, that the purpose is not to overthrow Gaddafi. The expanded use of “regime change would be a mistake.”
After days in advance, the rebels had to resign in the bombardment of heavy artillery yesterday again derived from the field. The rebels withdrew from the positions back to a hundred miles from the hometown Gadhafis Sirte. According to the rebel regime forces approached the city with tanks Misarata.