Friday, July 22, 2011

Gaddafi Rules Out Talks Until 'Judgement Day' - 22nd July 2011

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has ruled out any negotiations with rebels over the future of the north African country.

He said there would not be any talks between him and the opposition until what he called "judgement day".

The rebels are seeking to end his 41-year rule, and Col Gaddafi's remarks cast doubt on Western efforts to negotiate an end to the deepening conflict.

Meanwhile, Nato is continuing its bombing campaign of the leader's military assets, as the alliance tries to prevent attacks on civilians.

Western aircraft hit two rocket launchers and three armed vehicles around Misratah and 13 targets in and around Zliten, the next town to the west on the road to the Libyan capital Tripoli.

The dictator made his comments in an audio message broadcast to thousands of supporters at a rally in his home town of Sirte. Read More