LIBYA: REBELS OFFICIALLY CALL FOR WESTERN TROOPS
April 19, 2011
(AGI) Benghazi - For the first time since clashes have started, rebels in Misrata officially called for foreign troops to be sent to Libya. Nuri Abdullah Abdullati, a high representative of the rebels' government in the city besieged by pro-Gaddafi troops, expressly called on French and British troops to intervene on behalf of "humanitarian" principles. "If they don't come, we will die", he said.