Russian envoy heads for Libya as Kadhafi son urges election


TRIPOLI (AFP) – Russian envoy Mikhail Margelov was in Tripoli on Thursday seeking to mediate in Libya's conflict, as Moamer Kadhafi's son said the strongman is ready to accept internationally supervised elections. Margelov, the Africa envoy of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, was meeting Libyan Prime Minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi, Russia's Interfax news agency said. Margelov's spokeswoman Varvara Paal told AFP in Moscow that the envoy during his one-day visit would meet the prime minister and the foreign minister but was not scheduled to meet Kadhafi. Last week, Margelov travelled to the Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi and afterwards to Cairo, where he held talks…

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