U.N. envoy: All agreed on power transfer deal
Several times Mr. Saleh has agreed to the plan, sponsored by Gulf nations, but backed away at the last minute.
U.N. envoy Jamal bin Omar told reporters Tuesday that he was working now on setting a date for signing the deal.
“All parties agreed today on the Gulf initiative and the implementation of its mechanism,” he said.
The deal calls for Mr. Saleh to transfer power to Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi in exchange for immunity from prosecution.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo was in Tripoli on Tuesday for talks with Libya’s new leaders about their plans for Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, who was captured Saturday in southern Libya and is being held by fighters in the mountain town of Zintan, southwest of the capital.
“Seif is captured, so we are here to ensure cooperation,” Mr. Moreno-Ocampo told reporters after arriving in Libya. “If they [Libyans] prosecute the case, we will discuss with them how to inform the judges, and they can do it, but our judges have to be involved.”View Entire Story
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