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NATO meets on Libya as air strikes intensify

Posted By admin On April 14, 2011 @ 4:53 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Laurent Thomet
AFP [1]
April 14, 2011

NATO foreign ministers gathered on Thursday in Berlin amid calls for increased air strikes on Moamer Kadhafi’s forces and growing divisions among world powers over whether to arm Libya’s rebels.

The meeting came as NATO planes put on a show of force Thursday above the Libyan front line, with rebels reporting they were bombing targets on the road leading west, towards the key oil town of Brega, and beyond that Kadhafi’s home town of Sirte and, farther, the capital Tripoli.

France and Britain agreed to step up military pressure on Kadhafi’s forces after an international contact group on Libya meeting in Doha promised the rebels cash and the means to defend themselves.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed on increased military pressure at a working dinner in Paris ahead of the Berlin meeting, a source in the French presidency said.

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[4] NATO air strikes hit Tripoli – Libyan state TV: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-air-strikes-hit-tripoli-libyan-state-tv.html

[5] Nato killed 72 civilians in Libya air strikes, says Human Rights Watch: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-killed-72-civilians-in-libya-air-strikes-says-human-rights-watch.html

[6] Hillary Clinton dismisses Colonel Gaddafi’s threats over Nato’s air strikes in Libya: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hillary-clinton-dismisses-colonel-gaddafis-threats-over-natos-air-strikes-in-libya.html

[7] Libya says NATO strikes kill 15 civilians; alliance denies report: http://www.prisonplanet.com/libya-says-nato-strikes-kill-15-civilians-alliance-denies-report.html

[8] State Terror: Deadly Libya strikes ‘NATO policy, not mistake’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/state-terror-deadly-libya-strikes-nato-policy-not-mistake.html

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