Russia ready to mediate to help Gaddafi leave: report

Reuters News
Posted: May 27, 2011 6:38 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia believes Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has lost his legitimacy and Moscow is prepared to mediate to facilitate his departure from power, state-run RIA news agency quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Friday.

(Reporting by Steve Gutterman; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)