Last Update 13:11
Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Turkey: Gaddafi must appoint a president

Turkey suggests Gaddafi appoint a popular president as a way to end the uprising in Libya

Monday 14 Mar 2011
Views: 1235
Views: 1235

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said he told Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi he should appoint a president with popular support as a way to end the country's crisis, Al Arabiya television reported on Monday.

Erdogan told Al Arabiya in an interview that he expected Gaddafi to take "positive steps in this direction".

"We want a halt to the fighting by both of the sides, both in the east and west of Libya," he said.

Short link:


Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online.