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UAE recognizes Libyan national transitional council

06-13-2011 09:12 BJT Special Report:Int'l Intervention in Libya |

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The United Arab Emirates says it has recognized the National Transitional Council as the sole legitimate representative of the Libyan people. The UAE has become the second Arab state to recognize the rebels after Qatar.

The UAE's Foreign Ministry says the move affirms that the country is committed to maintaining strong ties with the Libyan people, saying a representative office will soon be opened in Benghazi.

A Libyan man runs with the revolution flag during their graduation
ceremony of young soldiers in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi in
May 2011.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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