Monday, August 29, 2011
NATO has revealed its member countries may have troops on the ground in Libya.
In an interview with the EUobserver website, an unnamed NATO official admitted Britain and France may have deployed troops in Libya, but said that it would be “unfair to call them NATO forces.”
In comments carried by state news channel Rossiya 24 on Sunday, the Russian ambassador to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin, said there was “direct evidence” that British and French special forces were carrying out ground operations in Libya in violation of UN Security Council resolution 1973.
The resolution, passed in March, authorized a no-fly zone over Libya and use of “all necessary measures” to protect civilians.
This article was posted: Monday, August 29, 2011 at 8:36 am