Wednesday, April 20, 2011

While imperial powers are invading, Gaddafi offers a peace plan

France, the UK and Italy are now officially sending "small teams of military officers".  In the same BBC article we also learn that "Libyan Foreign Minister Abdul Ati al-Obeidi said the presence of foreign military personnel would be a "step backwards".  He proposed that there should be a ceasefire followed by an interim period of maybe six months to prepare for an election which would be supervised by the UN, as proposed by the African Union roadmap."

Let's now keep a tally.
African Union Peace plan - rejected (by the rebels)
Offer of ceasefire and election - rejected by (by UK, FR, IT)
(to be continued)