September 20th, 2012

Libyan PM reveals details about recent killings to CNN’s Arwa Damon

CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon sat down with new Libyan Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur to discuss what Libya is doing following last week’s attack on the U.S. Consulate.

On bringing perpetrators to justice:
“So far we have detained about 8 people who have been part of the attack that night. We have identified some of the leaders, and right now we’re pursuing.”

On perpetrators potential ties with terrorist groups:
“We believe most of them are from a splinter group – far extremists of their own.”

On possible U.S. military strike in Libya:
“We are against any efforts taken by any foreign country in Libya…and we are prepared to handle the situation. I think we might need help in the investigation itself, but clearly for having a strike in Libya that would really throw this country in chaos.”