Turkey want to mediate Libyan conflict

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan on the 27th, said the Libyan authorities in Turkey ready to mediate with the rebels in order to avoid multiple "disaster." Multinational force to continue the bombing of Libya on the 27th in various districts, including the capital Tripoli, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte and other places. The same day, NATO announced that it will take full control of the hands of the United States military action against Libya. French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron on the 28th issued a joint statement expressing support for a political solution to the Libyan crisis and called on the Libyan opposition political dialogue, to promote the political transition.

Alert "disaster"

Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on a British "Guardian" interview, saying that Libya gave birth to the conflict "disaster."

Libya on the whole in terms of long-term conflict is "a disaster", Erdogan said that the consequences is not limited to Libya, will "directly affect those who interfere with the Libyan state."

"I worry about this (in Libya) to see another Afghanistan or a second Iraq." He said.

"When the Western forces entered Afghanistan in almost 10 years ago, we said a few days will end. Iraq is no different. However, hundreds of people dead, the original collapse of civilization. We do not want to see a similar situation in Libya."

Erdogan said that Turkey made North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed in the port city of Benghazi in eastern Libya to take over airport operations in order to put into humanitarian assistance.

Benghazi is the second largest city in this North African country is now controlled by the Libyan rebels.

Realization of "contact"

"Libya is into civil war." Erdogan said, "we must end it."

He said that Turkey is willing to contribute to Muammar Gaddafi, the ceasefire with the rebels.

Multinational force on the 19th goal of the Libyan authorities to proceed before a military strike, Erdogan repeated phone with Gaddafi, that the other side "wants a cease-fire."

Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu Benghazi in Libya and are in anti-government armed maintaining "close contact."

Erdogan said that if the Libyan authorities and the rebels in Turkey through mediation request, "we will be NATO, and the League of Arab States to take measures within the framework of the African Union."

He called for "restoration of national unity and integrity of Libya", stressed the military deployment of the multinational force "should not (get) for the purpose of Libya's oil."

Admit there is a "contract"

Erdogan referred to oil, an association unverified "contract."

Libya, the rebels responsible for economic, financial and oil issues on behalf of Ali, 27, claimed that Niger Tal Hu, anti-government forces have signed a petroleum contract with Qatar.

Agence France-Presse quoted Mittal as saying that Nigeria Hu, who recently signed a contract with Qatar to help the rebels to ensure that "the form of foreign currency liquidity."

"We signed a contract with Qatar Petroleum, who agreed to receive all the oil we export, to help us sell," he said, "We have a hosting account ... ... (Qatar) to deposit money into the account. Thus, there is no middleman We know the money is going. "

Qatar Petroleum, a spokesman refused to confirm the news.

Qatar sent two aircraft, and cruise along the French fighter, is a few days ago to participate in the establishment of the Libyan "no-fly zone," the only Arab countries.

Feelings of "fear"

Erdogan to accept the "Guardian" interview to remind the Gaddafi: If you want a ceasefire, end the bloodshed, must "immediately to the NATO forces to provide some 'confidence'."

Ibrahim Moussa, the day of the Libyan government spokesman said: "The Libyan people live in fear, fear unrest everywhere. They are civilians, intimidation every day."

Libyan government announced that the multinational force operations have killed more than 100 civilians.

"We believe (the multinational force) there is no need to continue the bombing, the Libyan government objective is to put in a weak bargaining position." Ibrahim said, "NATO ready to kill and destroy (Libya) military training camp, the military check stations and other locations. "

He acknowledged that the rebels are marching from east to west, advancing to the capital Tripoli, but did not provide details. "Anti-government forces of progress ... ... (Western countries) is to starve the Libyan people, (they think) to Libya knees, beg for mercy."

Denied the "coordination"

27, the multinational force to continue bombing targets, including the capital Tripoli and Sirte, Gaddafi's home town.

The Associated Press the same day the United States Department of Defense three unnamed officials as news sources reported that deployment of U.S. forces in the Mediterranean five surface ships and submarines, at least one has been evacuated, but not yet announced. The three officials said the Libyan coast to stay in the Navy fire is still "adequate."

Former U.S. ambassador to Libya, Ambassador Gene Cretz acknowledged anti-government armed the United States and Libya have contact. He said the Libyan rebels to provide arms and ammunition is considered one of the United States, "we consider all possible assistance, fatal or non fatal (means), that will depend on the outcome of the discussions within the U.S. government."

However, a senior U.S. official denied that the multinational force from 27 in action with the Libyan armed anti-government coordination. "There is no coordination with the rebels." The official told AFP, "Our mission is to protect civilians."

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