Rebel leadership to govern Libya from Tripoli

TRIPOLI - Libya's rebel NationalTransitional Council is moving to start governing Libya from thecapital Tripoli, a council official said on Thursday.

"I proclaim the beginning of the resumption of the work ofthe executive office in Tripoli," said Ali Tarhouni, theofficial in charge of financial and oil matters.

Asked if he was officially announcing that the NationalTransitional Council intended governing Libya from Tripoli, hesaid: "Yes I am."
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