African Union Calls for Cessation of Hostilities in Libya

March 25 (Bloomberg) -- The African Union called for the cessation of hostilities in Libya and proposed a roadmap for peace in the country.

Libyan citizens have legitimate demands for reform and democracy, the AU’s Jean Ping, president of the commission, said in an e-mailed copy of a speech given in Ethiopia today.

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