Rome - The influential daily Italian newspaper "Corriere Della Sera" has reported last Tuesday that "Mercenaries from the Western Sahara Separatists Polisario Group have been recruited by the Libyan regime."
"The regime of Colonel Qaddafi has kept, in the town of Sabha ( south of Libya), a reserve of men and material in a base where the new African recruits from the Polisario guerrillas are arriving" "Corriere Della Sera published an article under the title "the three circles of fire for the defense of the Colonel. "
"His soldiers of fortune" are paid $30 a day, " is reports in the article by the newspaper's correspondent in Washington Guido Olimpio and Libyan opposition member Farid Adly.
Former Libyan minister, Errishi Ali had announced in February that "the western Sahara Separatists Polisario mercenaries were among those that have infiltrated Libya to spread terror and counter the Libyan revolution".
"The spokesman of the national transitional council in Libya, the former justice minister, Mustapha Abdeljalil Boudjaj, announced that "among the mercenaries who have infiltrated Libya are Malians, Nigerians, Ethiopians and mercenaries from the Polisario " he said.
He had said that he is "deeply disappointed and saddened by the hypocrisy of the Western Sahara Separatist Polisario group mercenaries who are taking part in such a vicious and destructive enterprise, while they claim to be freedom fighters"