Libya: AU Calls for Gaddafi to Step Down
The African Union has called for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to step down. The leader of the AU's mediation team on Libya, Mauritania's President Abdel Aziz, said Gaddafi's departure has become necessary as "he can longer lead Libya".
Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi.
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 June 2011
The African Union (AU) has called for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to step down. The leader of the AU's mediation team on Libya, Mauritania's President Abdel Aziz, said Gaddafi's... read more »
Institute for Security Studies, 6 June 2011
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