June 22, 2011

China calls for cease-fire, political solution to Libya crisis

China is calling for a cease-fire and a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Libya. It comes as the Executive Chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council, Mahmoud Jibril, arrives in China for talks with Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi.

Jibril chairs the NTC's executive board, an umbrella organization for rebel groups trying to unseat Libya's longtime leader, Muammar Gaddafi. Read more + video.

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