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Jun 9, 2011

The air attacks hit the capital city of Libya's Latest

Tripoli - MICOM: The blasts rocked the capital of Libya and suburbs Thursday night when troops of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) launched a new wave of air strikes.

Three powerful blasts rocked the center of Tripoli at about midnight local time (2200 GMT). Some time later disusuli other explosions.
In two days, Tripoli has become the most formidable target of NATO air strikes since the international military campaign which was held to deal with the regime of Libyan strongman Muamer Gaddafi began on 19 March.
A government spokesman, Ibrahim Mussa, said that on Tuesday (7 / 6) alone, 60 bombs were dropped on Tripoli, which killed 31 people and injuring many more.Attack the main targets including Gaddafi's residence in the center of Tripoli, the eastern edge Tajura and road to the airport south of the capital, said Mussa.
Meanwhile, according to Xinhua news agency earlier, Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on Wednesday (8 / 6) calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya and political efforts to resolve the crisis in the north African country. "This is a top priority for the parties involved to reach a truce in order to avoid a greater humanitarian disaster, and overcome the Libyan crisis through political means including dialogue and negotiations," Yang said, when met with the Libyan government's special envoy, Abdul Ati Al-Obidi.
China opposes the action outside the authority of the UN Security Council and be respectful of the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Libya as well as appreciate the choices made by the people of Libya, said Yang.
The country hopes relevant parties in Libya will take the basic actions necessary for the state and society, and to initiate the political process to resolve the crisis as early as possible to maintain peace and regional stability, said Yang.
China supports the mediation initiative of the African Union (AU) and the Libyan diplomatic to solve the crisis. It is also willing to communicate with the parties concerned and work with the international community to resolve the crisis through political means, he said.