Greece recognizes Libya rebels as only government

Greece on Tuesday called on the embattled regime of Muammar Gaddafi to concede defeat as it recognised the rebel-led National Transitional Council as the legitimate government of Libya.

“Greece recognises the National Transitional Council as the legal entity that will lead the Libyan people to the critical new phase of a transitional process to benefit Libya, peace and stability in the region,” Foreign Minister Stavros Lambrinidis said in a statement.

“Libya cannot take any more violence. The remnants of the regime must, even at the final hour, realise that they are part of the past,” he added.

Libyan rebels have been advancing on the capital from the east and the west in their bid to unseat Gaddafi who has ruled over Libya for more than 40 years.

www.thenewage.co.za

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