Italy and Germany Refuse To Attack Libya

ROME - Italy will propose to the German plan together for Libya on a ceasefire, humanitarian restrictions and seclusion for the Libyan leader Muamar Gaddafi, said Foreign Minister Franco Frattini.

Frattini in an interview published daily "La Repubblica" on Sunday said that Rome would try to make Berlin approve the plan and present it in a meeting in London to establish high-level group of regulators to Libya.

"We have a plan and we'll find out whether the plan can be translated into Italian-German proposal, possibly in a joint document, which we will submit on Tuesday," he said.

He said the joint document that included a cease-fire, supervised the United Nations and the "fixed limit of humanity" to allow aid in, Frattini noted that Turkey had taken action to achieve it.

Italy will require strong commitment by the Arab League and African Union to engage in dialogue with the opposition Libya, he said. Arab countries will attend the meeting on Tuesday. Frattini said Italy "does not think" letting Gaddafi solutions in power and added that the African Union seeks to persuade the Libyan leader had stopped and even members of Gaddafi's government is also seeking the same thing.

Ambassadors in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will meet on Sunday to discuss plans to expand the alliance's mandate to establish a full command of military operations, including attacking targets on land.

NATO officials say, when all 28 NATO member countries agreed to expand the role of the alliance, NATO will provide "political control over operational decisions. " However, they said NATO "consider" guidelines, issued by the agency in London.