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Libyan TV broadcasts new footage of Gaddafi

Reuters News
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Posted: Jun 14, 2011 3:34 AM
Libyan TV broadcasts new footage of Gaddafi

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan state television on Sunday broadcast pictures of leader Muammar Gaddafi meeting the president of the international chess federation.

Russia's Interfax news agency quoted Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is also a Russian provincial governor, as saying he played a game of chess in Tripoli Sunday with Gaddafi.

He said the Libyan leader told him he had no intention of leaving the country.

(Reporting by Mussab Al-Khairalla in Tripoli and Douglas Busvine in Moscow; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Andrew Heavens)