Russia negotiates ceasefire with Libyan PM
Libyan Prime Minister, Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi held telephone talks with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov about the possible ceasefire in the turbulent country, Libya's official news agency Jana said on Saturday.
The telephone conversation between Al-Mahmoudi and Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov came after Muammar Gaddafi's troops pulled out of the insurgents-held city of Misrata.
Lavrov proposed sending observers to Libya and stepping up the peaceful solution of the conflict.
"Russia stands by the Libyan people," Jana cited Lavrov as saying.
[Source: RIA Novosti, Moscow, 23Apr11]
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