07 Jun '11, 6am

China says diplomat meets Libyan rebel leaders: BEIJING - A CHINESE diplomat visited the Libyan rebel stronghold of...

BEIJING - A CHINESE diplomat visited the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi for talks with the National Transitional Council fighting to oust Muammar Gaddafi, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, adding to signs that Beijing is courting the insurgents. A Egypt-based Chinese diplomat went to the east Libyan city to 'understand the local humanitarian situation and the state of Chinese-funded firms', the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website (www.mfa.gov.cn) late on Monday. The diplomat also met leaders of the rebel Council, the statement said, without giving any details. The disclosure comes a few days after China announced its ambassador in Qatar had met Mustafa Abdel Jalil, the rebel's de facto political leader, its first confirmed contact with the insurgents. China has so far stuck to its public position of not taking sides in the fighting in Libya, but the m...

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