|Published:||Feb 21, 2011 1:25 AM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 20, 2011 10:25 PM EST|
CAIRO (AP) - The son of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi says his father is in the country and backed by the army.
Appearing on Libyan state television early Monday morning, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi said: "We will fight to the last minute, until the last bullet."
Earlier he said protesters have seized control of some military bases, weapons and tanks and he warned of civil war in the country that would burn its oil wealth.
He offered to put forward reforms within days that he described as a "historic national initiative." He said the regime was willing to remove some restrictions and to begin a discussion of the constitution. He offered to change a number of laws, including those covering the media.
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