Spanish FM says country recognizes Libyan rebel council

June 8, 2011 14:51

CAIRO - Spain has recognized Libya's rebel National Transitional Council as the country's legitimate representative, Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jimenez said during a visit to rebel-held east Libya on Wednesday.

"I'm here today to confirm that the National Transitional Council is the only legitimate representative of the Libyan people," Jimenez told reporters in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi.

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