The head of the rebels' National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdul Jalil
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Libyan NTC leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil: 'On the threshold of a new era'

Mustafa Abdel Jalil, head of the Libyan rebels' National Transitional Council (NTC), has said that his country is "on the threshold of a new era", as rebel forces advance through Tripoli.

He also said that the country would play a full role in the international arena.

Mr Abdel Jalil confirmed that pro-Gaddafi resistance remained in areas of Tripoli, and the whereabouts of Col Gaddafi was not known.

  • 22 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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