Qaddafi Threatened to Attack Europe

Muamar Qaddafi, who faces rebellion and the Western bombing, threatened to launch attacks into Europe if NATO did not stop the air strikes against his government.

Qaddafi issued a statement today, by telephone to thousands of supporters who gathered at Green Field in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

The Libyan leader also denounced the arrest warrant against him issued on Monday by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

ICC on Monday issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Muamar Qaddafi, his son Said al-Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi, with accusations of their role in the suppression of the rebels. According to the ICC, many civilians were killed in action by Libyan troops.

UK, U.S., and France began air and sea attack on March 19 against forces loyal to Gaddafi. Earlier the UN Security Council adopted a resolution to impose no-fly zone in airspace Libya and adopt "all possible measures" to protect civilians in Libya.

NATO formally took over command and control over military operations against Libya from the United States on March 31.

On Friday, the African Union submit plans to the rebels and the government of Libya to end their conflict, and immediately hold talks without Muamar Libyan leader Qaddafi, said the president of South Africa.
African leaders support the road map peace after talks at their summit in the capital of Equatorial Guinea on Thursday and Friday, with the center of talks of laying plans for a dialog step, nationwide ceasefire and the transition to democracy.

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