Libyan former leader Muammar al-Gaddafi asked the UN Security Council to protect his native town Sirt from NATO .
According to Syrian-based Al-Rai TV ,Gaddafi said if Sirt is isolated from the rest of the world in order for atrocities to be committed against it, then the world has a duty not to be absent and you have to take your international responsibility and intervene immediately to stop this crime.
Reuters reported that Al-Rai TV, the only media outlet still in touch with Gaddafi, said the letter was addressed to the UNSC.
NATO said its members do not know whether Muammar Gaddafi is still in Libya. According to Colonel Roland Lavoie, the NATO mission's spokesman, the alliance had received, at "various points", intelligence confirming that Gaddafi was still in Libya, but that today his whereabouts remained a mystery. "To be frank we don't know if he has left the country," Lavoie conveyed.
The head of TNC’ s executive committee Mahmoud Jibril said Thursday that France and Britain will continue the military operation in Libya by the request of the Transitional National Council of the country.
Rebels have entered Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte, a spokesman for the rebel-led Transitional National Council (TNC) told Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency on Thursday.Rebels forces launched surprise attacks against Gaddafi loyalists from the western and southern sides, instead of the east.
Rebels forces have been trying to enter Gaddafi's last remaining strongholds, including Sirt and Bani Walid, for two weeks.
On Thursday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Ministersat down for talks with TNC leaders in Tripoli.From Tripoli Cameron and Sarkozy will head to the city of Benghazi the former fortress of the oppositional forces, where they are to deliver speeches at the central square in front of local residents.
Abdul Moneim Houny, representative of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) to the Arab League and Egypt, called for a million-man demonstration in Tripoli Friday in support of the NTC. All sections of the Libyan People must support the NTC because it faces a strong media and political campaign, said Houny.