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Libyan Community takes over Libyan Embassy in Khartoum

English.news.cn   2011-08-23 01:05:52 FeedbackPrintRSS

KHARTOUM, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Libyan Community in Sudan on Monday announced that it has taken over the Libyan Embassy in Khartoum.

"We have taken over the building of the Libyan Embassy in Khartoum, pulled down the old flag and raised the revolution flag, " said a statement issued by the Libyan Community in Khartoum on Monday.

In the meantime, hundreds from the Libyan Community in Khartoum on Monday gathered in front of the Libyan Embassy in Khartoum and shouted slogans condemning the system of the Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Eyewitnesses told Xinhua that they have watched the members of the Libyan Community in Khartoum tearing apart photos of the Libyan leader Gaddafi which were hanged in the offices of the Embassy and throwing them onto the street.

Sudanese government earlier Monday announced its support for the Libyan people and their revolutionary leadership to surpass the critical phase in the Libyan history.

Editor: yan
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