Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the colorful and flamboyant leader of Russia's LDPR party© RIA Novosti. Sergey Guneev
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the colorful and flamboyant leader of Russia's LDPR party, on Saturday called on the Muslim world to unite and support Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi.
"LDPR turns to all the people of the Muslim countries and urges them to unite and show solidarity with Muammar Gaddafi. The leadership of these countries should make a joint stand against NATO's military efforts in Libya," a statement by Zhirinovsky said.
"Do not ditch Libya face to face with the juggernaut of the North Atlantic bloc. Do not allow NATO to crush the democracy in Libya, especially with regard to the fact, that this country does not threaten anybody. Do not do the short-sighted oversea politicians' bidding," the LDPR leader said.
The tumult in Libya should be brought to stop as any other Muslim country could face the same situation, Zhirinovsky said. "The West is aggressive and resolved. They have not drawn a lesson from the negative experience of military intervention to Afghanistan and Iraq."
Leaders from the United States, Britain, France and Arab countries are meeting in Paris today to discuss ways to act on the resolution authorizing "all necessary measures" to protect civilians.
U.S. President Barack Obama earlier said Gaddafi must stop the violence or face military action.
MOSCOW, March 19 (RIA Novosti)
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- suhailAt least now....19:37, 19/03/2011President Medvedev and the Chinese premier must atleast now stop being politicians They must act as brave men of conscience by sending their forces to defend Libya.
- sergei1971ussia's Zhirinovsky urges Muslim world to support Gaddafi22:08, 19/03/2011mad man like gadaffi
- JRPetrukWhy?01:39, 20/03/2011Why in God's name would Zhirinovsky support a dictator who probably contributes to Muslim weirdos in Russia? Has this guy lost it?
- avatar_singhmedvedev has made sure that russia is doomed now03:56, 20/03/2011Gitmo still open
- Military tribunals ongoing
- Indefinite detention still in use
- Extraordinary rendition to brutal foreign intelligence agencies for EIT
- Renewal of the Patriot Act
- Tripling the number of combat troops in Afghanistan
- Stepped up use of drone asssasssinations
- Dramatic increase in private military ‘contractors’
- Flexible and expanding Afghanistan withdrawal date
and now ...
- Threatening to attack Libya
Yes an act of war within its own country. Not outer. Gaddafi isn't invading other countries or has 1000 bases around the world like the US. Nor is Gaddafi in multiple wars with other countries or have clandestine spec ops in 75 countries like the US. Don't you understand how the US wants to add Libya to that list? Do you know how much mega bad corporations have business in Libya?
============They will attack against Hugo Chavez and Venezuela next. Russia will not oppose.
Next they will attack Iran. Russia will not oppose.
Next they will attack Russia. Again Russia will not oppose but surrender unconditionally.
What a pathetic world. =
==============I keep wondering the irony and doubled faced of the UN when it comes to the arab revolts. Saudi Arabia a strong USA ally sends troops to supress the pro-democarcy revolt in Bahrain which in turn those troops are shooting at civilians and arresting opposition leaders while the UN is concerned about the Libyan civilians...Israel bombing and using of internationally banned chemicals agents gainst the civilian population in Gaza also the UN did not move a finger. The UN has lost face and legitimacy in the eyes of the world (except for US, Britain and Israel). I will give my implicit and full trust
- JRPetrukyou're kidding, right?14:35, 20/03/2011You must be kidding...
"military tribunals still ungoing" - This applies to Gaddafi I assume. He's the one who has prisoners without fingernails or eyes.
"indefinite detention in use" - Well, those in US indefinite detention are still alive.
"renewal of patriot act" - so, it's a bad idea to protect your country's citizens?
"tripling the number of combat troops in Afghanistan" - Unlike Iraq, Afghanistan (or people inside Afghanistan" attacked the US. It is the duty of the US government to incarcerate those who are responsible for these innocent victims.
You know, I don't have the time to respond to the rest of you silly statements. Except I will say this. What has the US done to suppress the protests in Bahrain? We haven't said a darn thing about that issue and to say (as you do) that the US is responsible for it's suppression is completely untrue.
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