Libya's prosecutor general says joins opposition

CAIRO Fri Feb 25, 2011 6:24am EST

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CAIRO Feb 25 (Reuters) - Libyan Prosecutor General Abdul-Rahman al-Abbar said on Friday he had resigned and joined the opposition seeking to oust Muammar al-Gaddafi.

"I announce for certain the submission of my resignation from the position of prosecutor general in Libya and announce my joining the will of the Libyan people as represented by the Feb. 17 revolution of the youth," he said on Al Arabiya television. (Reporting by Ali Abdelatti; Writing by Patrick Werr)

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