[QODLink]
Talk to Jazeera
Franco Frattini
The Italian foreign minister speaks to Al Jazeera about Italy's long relationship with Libya.
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2011 15:03 GMT

Rapid developments in Libya and the rest of the Middle East have been turning that region upside down. Old leaders are out or struggling to to hang on and what comes next is increasingly hard to predict.

On Monday, world leaders attended a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva to consider these very issues. Several speakers used very strong words to condemn what is happening in Libya.

"Colonel Gaddafi's attacks on his own people are unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Gaddafi has lost the legitimacy to govern and it is time for him to go without further violence or delay," Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, said.

Franco Frattini, the Italian foreign minister, speaks to Al Jazeera's Teymoor Nabili from Geneva about the role of the international community in Libya, Italy's close relationship with Muammar Gaddafi, managing the potential enormous flow of refugees into Italy, Mediterranean politics and supporting the Libyans.

This episode of Talk to Jazeera can be seen on Monday, February 28, at 2030GMT, and on Tuesday, March 1, at 0630GMT, 1230GMT and 1630GMT.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
Featured
A vocal minority in Ukraine's east wants to join Russia, and Kiev has so far been unable to put down the separatists.
Iran's government has shifted its take on 'brain drain' but is the change enough to reverse the flow?
Deadly attacks on anti-mining activists in the Philippines part of a global trend, according to new report.
Activists say 'Honor Diaries' documentary exploits gender-based violence to further an anti-Islamic agenda.
As Syria's civil war escalates along the Turkish border, many in Turkey are questioning the country's involvement.
join our mailing list