URGENT  Libya's defected former PM Jalloud is in Italy: minister

DVBP988 3 W 0099 ITA /AFP-VF08 Libya-conflict-Italy-Jalloud URGENT  Libya's defected former PM Jalloud is in Italy: minister ROME, Aug 21, 2011 (AFP) - Libya's former prime minister Abdessalam Jalloud is in Italy, Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa told reporters on Sunday, confirming reports that he had flown to Italy after defecting. "Kadhafi's former number two is indeed in Italy," La Russa said, referring to Jalloud -- a popular figure who was once a close ally of Moamer Kadhafi and helped him win power in a 1969 coup but had been distanced from power in recent years. dt/gk AFP 211025 GMT AUG 11