According to a British diplomat "The urgency of this situation will be brought to bear." "We can't make do with speeches any more, we need to act." Was an echoing comment made by David Cameron, Michele Alliot-Marie, and the French Foreign Minister. As stated by Western aides they were encouraged by China’s and Russia’s response, who usually reject intervening in other states’ matters.
A request of "no-fly zone" over Tripoli and Benghazi by the rebel Libyan diplomats to prevent strafe attacks from the air looked unlikely, amid ongoing efforts to evacuate foreign nationals. The US is also cutting off limited military assistance to Libya and had put financial institutions on notice to watch for sudden movement of funds from Libya.
Abdurrahman Shalgam, an ally of Gaddafi since the pair were teenage radicals in the late 1950s, pleaded for the outside world to do something "within hours, not days" to stop the bloodshed in the country. He compared the leader's actions to those of Pol Pot and Hitler and backed the protesters in Tripoli. In an emotional speech to the UN Security Council in New York, Mr Shalgam, who had previously remained loyal, said: "Muammar Gaddafi is telling the Libyans 'either I rule you or I kill you'."
The Arab world is going to change completely when Gaddafi will flee. There is a prediction of further revolution in the middle-east by the media and political anaylists.