The head of the National Transitional Council has delivered his first speech in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, since the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.
Mustafa Abdul Jalil outlined his plans to create a modern democratic state based on “moderate Islam” to thousands of flag-waving supporters in the newly renamed Martyrs’ Square.
Earlier, Col Gaddafi vowed in a TV message to fight “until victory”.
The whereabouts of the 69-year-old fugitive leader remain unknown.
“All that remains for us is the struggle until victory and the defeat of the coup,” Col Gaddafi was cited as saying in a statement read out by a presenter on a loyalist television station.
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