Kremlin to send Africa envoy to Libya rebels: Medvedev

27th May 2011, Comments 0 comments

Russia will send its senior Africa envoy to the Libyan rebel bastion of Benghazi to contact the insurgents fighting Moamer Kadhafi's regime, President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.

"He will literally be leaving imminently for Benghazi," Medvedev said of the Kremlin's Africa specialisit Mikhail Margelov, at a news conference after the G8 summit of world powers in the French resort of Deauville.

© 2011 AFP

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