26 Feb '11, 8pm

UN Security Council holds Libya sanctions talks

UN Security Council holds Libya sanctions talks

UNITED NATIONS : The UN Security Council on Saturday embarked on an urgent debate over how to sanction Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for his deadly offensive on opposition protesters. Ambassadors held formal negotiations on a sanctions resolution one day after UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned them that a delay in taking "concrete action" would cost lives in the fractured North African nation. Libya's UN ambassador also made an impassioned plea for the council to take action against the "atrocities" committed by his childhood friend Gaddafi. Western nations have proposed sanctions that include an arms embargo, travel ban and assets freeze on Gaddafi, his family and top ministers and military officials. But diplomats said China, Russia, South Africa, India and other nations have expressed concern about a proposal to refer the Libya crackdown to the International Crimi...

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