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Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini (right) welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome during the second meeting of the Contact Group on Libya on Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

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Libyan Interim National Transitional Council Foreign Minister Ali Al Issawi (left) and Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini show accord during a joint news conference in Rome on Monday. (Associated Press)

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Libyan National Transitional Council's Foreign Minister Ali al-Essawi talks during a press conference in Rome on Monday with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini. Italy on Monday recognized the opposition Libyan National Transitional Council as the only legitimate voice in the north African nation, the Italian foreign minister said. Rome also dismissed a diplomatic push in Europe by Moammar Gadhafi's government to discuss an end to the fighting. Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said that any solution to the Libyan conflict involved the departure of Moammar Gadhafi and his family. (Associated Press)