Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi late Tuesday made a public appearance before a crowd of supporters at his residence compound near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, state TV showed .
The compound, located in Bab Al-Aziziya, was struck by a cruise missile in Sunday night’s bombing by Western forces.
The TV footage showed Gadhafi standing on a balcony and making a short address to his supporters. “Be it long or short, we’ll beat them,” he said.
TRIPOLI, March 22 (Xinhua) — Libyan leader Mouammar Gaddafi made his first public appearance in a week near Tripoli late Tuesday, vowing to fight on, while France and other West countries were busy creating a new body to take over the lead in the current intervention in Libya.
Libya’s state TV showed that Gaddafi appeared on a balcony before a crowd of supporters at his residence compound near the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Full story
PARIS, March 22 (Xinhua) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama have agreed on how to use the command structure of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO) to support the military operation in Libya, the Elysee Palace said on Tuesday.
The two leaders exchanged ideas over the Libya situation in a telephone call from President Obama, Sarkozy’s office said in a brief statement. Full story.