Mustafa Abdul Jalil
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NTC leader: 'Moderate Islam' to guide Libya

The head of the National Transitional Council has delivered his first speech in Libya's capital, Tripoli, since the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

Mustafa Abdul Jalil outlined his plans to create a modern democratic state based on "moderate Islam" to thousands of flag-waving supporters in the newly renamed Martyrs' Square.

Mr Jalil told said: "We will not tolerate any extremist ideology on the right or the left".

  • 13 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa
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