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AU Recognizes Libya’s Transitional Government

Libyan rebel’s flag flies in front of the United Nations during the 66th session of the General Assembly; Ban Ki-Moon called it a historic day

By VOA News,

The African Union has recognized Libya’s National Transitional Council as the official representative of the Libyan people, dealing another blow to embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi.

The 54-member bloc said Tuesday it is ready to support the NTC as it works to form an inclusive government.

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who holds the AU’s rotating chair, said the bloc supports the Libyan people as they build a “united, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Libya.” Continue reading AU Recognizes Libya’s Transitional Government