Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi's said: "I cannot leave the honorable soul of my country. I will die a martyr in the end."
Speaking on State TV and commenting on recent anti-government protests and demonstrators, the Libyan president said: "Who are those hired people being paid by foreign agents. They have brought shame on their families and their plans, if they have plans."
Gaddafi spoke out against Western nations who he sees as having a hand in the disturbances in his country, saying "We have defied America here, with all its force."