Nicolas Sarkozy and David Cameron treated like rock stars on visit to Libya

September 15, 2011

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, right, and British Prime Minister David Cameron, second from right, greet people gathered in a square during their visit to Benghazi, Libya, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. (Philippe Wojazer/AP)

When French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Libya Thursday to show support for the fall of Col. Moammar Gaddafi and the rebuilding of the nation, the response was overwhelming. Loud applause. Boisterous cheers. The chant of Libyan freedom slogans. And this:

(Tweet via Mary Fitzgerald, Irish Times reporter.)
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