Menendez: “Gaddafi Continues Pattern Of Terrorism”

Menendez: “Gaddafi Continues Pattern Of Terrorism”

Response comes after Gaddafi Incites “Revolt” against the United States, Israel

Libyan Leader: "All Arab states which have relations with Israel are cowardly regimes"

Washington - With Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi inciting Arabs to revolt against Western countries and Israel, US Senator Robert Menendez, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement. Gaddafi yesterday challenged Arabs to revolt against Western countries and said that "All Arab states which have relations with Israel are cowardly regimes." In 2009, Menendez lead efforts to help keep Gaddafi out of New Jersey when he visited the United Nations General Assembly meeting due to his support for convicted terrorist bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi.

"Gaddafi continues his pattern of terrorism by inciting violence against the United States and Israel. But his incitement to violence only further highlights his concern that the Libyan people may share the discontentment of the Egyptians and Tunisians. Gaddafi is clearly worried that Libyans may too choose a new way forward, embracing the values of personal and political freedom and equality of opportunity."

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