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UAE reiterates support to UN’s Libya mission

Posted by on March 25, 2011 0 Comment

Abu Dhabi, March 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan Friday issued a statement reiterating the country’s support to the UN Security Council resolution imposing a no-fly zone over Libya.

“In support of UN resolution 1973, the UAE is fully engaged with humanitarian operations in Libya. As an extension of those humanitarian operations the UAE Air Force has committed six F-16 and six Mirage aircraft to participate in the patrols that will enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.

“UAE participation in the patrols will commence in the coming days,” the statement said.


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