Russia Denounces The Execution of Gaddafi: Against the Geneva Convention…

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“We have to rely on the facts and international law,” Lavrov said. “It is said (Geneva Convention) that a participant captured in an armed conflict must be treated in a certain way, and in any case, a prisoner of war must not be killed…”

Russia has criticized NATO military action in Libya, saying it has gone far beyond the stated mission to save civilian life…

And the Russian political eccentric Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who is also head of the International Chess Federation, said the death of Colonel Gaddafi was a “tragedy” but he died as a martyr and reincarnates…

Mr. Ilyumzhinov was on a surreal mission to Tripoli in June, where he met with Colonel Gaddafi as an official mediator and played a game of chess with him. Yesterday he said in an interview with a Russian newspaper that he had spoken with the Libyan leader on the phone numerous times since. He said that Colonel Gaddafi had no fear of death: “It is a little belief in reincarnation…”

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