20 Feb '11, 12am

#Berlusconi doesn’t want to "bother" his close friend #Gaddafi #Libya #Italy

#Berlusconi doesn’t want to "bother" his close friend #Gaddafi #Libya #Italy

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (above) said on Saturday he will not 'bother' Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a close friend, who faces an unprecedented challenge to his rule. -- PHOTO: AFP ROME - ITALIAN Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Saturday he will not 'bother' Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a close friend, who faces an unprecedented challenge to his rule. 'I haven't heard from him,' Mr Berlusconi told reporters when asked whether he had been in contact with the Libyan strongman after human rights sources claimed Gaddafi's security forces killed more than 80 anti-regime protesters. 'The situation is not clear, so I will not bother anybody,' Ansa news agency quoted him as saying. 'We are concerned by whatever happens in the region.' Opposition leaders slammed Mr Berlusconi's muted response after Tripoli pledged to crush any opposition to Khadafi, who h...

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