03 Mar '11, 4am

Libya, Venezuela plan peace mission: Both leaders regularly make public condemnations of US "imperialism" and ha...

CARACAS: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Libya's embattled leader Muammar al-Gaddafi discussed plans for an international peacekeeping mission to mediate the crisis in Libya, officials said Wednesday. "We do confirm that Comandante Chavez had a conversation with Gaddafi yesterday (Tuesday) on a Peace Commission for Libya proposal," Communications Minister Andres Izarra tweeted. Izarra did not offer more details on the talks between the close allies. Gaddafi's government has been rocked by two weeks of bloody clashes with protesters seeking to topple his 41-year-old regime. Chavez on Monday proposed creating an international peace mission with forces from friendly nations to try to mediate the unrest gripping the North African nation and avoid civil war. As rebels repulsed a fierce onslaught by Gaddafi's forces on a key oil town, the long-time leader warned earlier tha...

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