LIBYA – Diplomats Gather in Istanbul to Discuss Political Solution to Libyan Conflict

International diplomats are gathering in Istanbul to discuss a political solution to the civil war in Libya, whose leader Moammar Gadhafi has reiterated a vow to fight to the end against rebels trying to end his 42-year rule.

Diplomats expected to attend Friday's talks in the Turkish city include U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, envoys of other NATO members, and represtatives of Gulf and African nations and Libya's rebel movement. It will be the fourth meeting of the Contact Group on Libya since March, when the Libyan uprising began.