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African leaders to meet Gaddafi in Libya peace effort | guardian.co.uk

Jacob Zuma is due to meet Muammar Gaddafi as part of an African Union peace effort, as Libyan government forces and rebels battle for control of the strategic eastern town of Ajdabiya.

The South African president and leaders from Mauritania, Congo, Mali and Uganda will also meet Libyan rebels in Benghazi as part of the AU diplomatic initiative.

South Africa voted in favour of UN resolution 1973, which authorised military action in Libya to protect civilians, but Zuma subsequently criticised western air strikes against Gaddafi.

Read more here: African leaders to meet Gaddafi in Libya peace effort | World news | guardian.co.uk.

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