25.02.2011 21.Adar l, 5771
Libyan delegation to UN Rights Council resigns
Diplomats in Geneva erupt into applause at the surprise resignation by Adel Shaltut during a special session on the Libyan crisis; Libyan delegation to the Arab League changes name to 'the representative of Libyan people to the Arab League.'
The Libyan Mission to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday resigned their post as official envoys of Tripoli in the middle of a special session of the UN Human Rights Council.
"We in the Libyan Mission have categorically decided to serve as representatives of the Libyan people and their free will," said an envoy during the session. "We represent only the Libyan people."…