This afternoon, Foreign Secretary William Hague answered the public's questions live. Follow the conversation as it happened below.
Questions answered so far:
@CharlesCrawford #Libya Many top Gaddafi bad men defected to the 'rebels'. Are we getting Gaddafi Lite? Who controls unfrozen assets? @WilliamJHague #askFS
@KevinBonnick #askFS There is clearly billions of pounds of assets owned by old regime, why are we now giving them aid when the resources are there to use
@el_marciano91 Why were you and previous governments happy to allow arms exports to Libya when Gaddafi was in charge? #askFS #Libya
@BrynGerard Which Western Corps. will be offered #business deals from #Libya? Has it already been carved up like the #Iraqi #Oil ? #AskFS
@EmilyTVCook #askFS Why has Mugabe not been tackled? I'm sure he stoked the fire with Libya and possibly Syria and I think he'll start on new regime!
@susanfenton #askFS Wasn't the real purpose of the invasion of Libya to gain control of the oil, by installing an unelected puppet government?
@AlexNicest #askFS how many people are estimated to have died in the Libya conflict?
@SamReeves #askFS Is there any indication when Britain's embassy [in Tripoli] will reopen? Days or weeks or months? And who will the new ambassador be?
@ahcorner to what extent is it practical to ask the NTC to atone for #Libyan crimes committed under #Gaddafi? #askFS
@kattighe81 #askFS how can we justify spending so many millions in Libya when we have so many children living below poverty line in UK?
@GrovesMartyn #askFS What support to encourage migrant workers back to Libya to rebuild? Many stuck in Tunisia still. How will they be protected?
@MarkCF83THFC #askfs What are your long and short term hopes for the people of Libya in general,and the region in particular?
@TomStevenson_ Why was the June 16th offer of internationally monitored elections in Libya ignored? #askfs
@gregsie #askFS How sure can you be that the #LTC are not Taliban supported? They're demonstrating a hands-off approach to the UN and other bodies
@JanzourAli following disgracefully slow response in evacuating Brit cits from Libya has there been a review into fco procedures? #askFS