US says Niger intends to detain Gaddafi son

By REUTERS
September 12, 2011 22:27

WASHINGTON - The government of Niger has confirmed to the United States that it has intercepted and intends to detain Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saadi, the US State Department said on Monday.

"We have confirmed with the government of Niger that Saadi crossed over (and) that they are either in the process or have already brought him to the capital of Naimey and intend to detain him," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.


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