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‘Free Libya’ Leader Pledges Respect for Law, Rejects Extremism

Libya will be a nation that follows the rule of law, respects the tenets of Islam, and rejects extremism, the head of the transitional leadership said.

Mustafa Abdel Jalil, chairman of the National Transitional Council, spoke to thousands of cheering Libyans yesterday in central Tripoli, his first public address in the former stronghold of Muammar Qaddafi.