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Libya summit threatens air strikes

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Libya summit threatens air strikes


The international community closed ranks against Colonel Gaddafi in Paris on Saturday. The USA, Europe and the Arab League joined hands in condemning his attacks on civilians, and promised to enforce the UN Security council’s resolution against Gaddafi.

If he refuses to respect a ceasefire, his forces will be hit from the air.

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“There is still time for Colonel Gaddafi to avoid the worst by respecting without delay and without conditions all the demands of the international community. The diplomatic door will reopen as soon as hostilities cease. France has decided to play its part, and assume its role in history,” said host and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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