The Leader responds to the appeal of the British hostage's family, for his release
Masaratha /6 Atomour/ Jana
The Leader, Mu'ammer al-Gathafi announced that he accepted the appeal made by the family of the British hostage Kenneth Bingley, to intervene for his release
The Leader, Mu'ammer al-Gathafi called on the kidnappers of the British hostage, by saying; " We ask them to free this poor Briton, since his family has turned to us, if the kidnappers have conditions, let them inform us by any means".
"At the same time, we ask the British government to use its efforts with the interim Iraqi government and its ally America to free Iraqi women prisoners, which is the condition of the kidnappers.. We hope that they would listen to this talk, and we hope they would respond and we will continue our efforts in this respect" he added.
The Leader who was speaking in Masaratha last night in the rally organized by his comrades, in commemoration of the 43rd anniversary of the unionist demonstration, organized and led by the Leader, when he was a student in Sabha city, which coincided yesterday, 5 October 1961, against Syria-Egypt secessionist crime.
" We repeat the call to the kidnappers of this Briton to make contacts with us through any party, but it should neither be anonymous nor accused of terrorism" the leader reiterated.