Wednesday, 15 June 2011
Libya: NATO violates UN resolution 1973 (South African President), Jacob Zuma,
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NATO is violating the resolution of the Security Council of the UN called to protect people against the troops of Libyan Muammar Gaddafi, said the South African president, Jacob Zuma, saying that NATO was using this document to promote its own interests in Libya.
"We denounce the incorrect interpretation of Resolution 1973. This resolution has been violated in order to overthrow the Gaddafi's regime , to kill Libyan politicians and allow occupation by foreign military," said Zuma who had met Colonel Gaddafi in Tripoli in May.
March 19, a coalition of Western nations launched a military operation against Libya to set up a no-fly zone, to enforce the embargo on arms supplies to the Libyan regime and protect the country's civil population. A few days later, the operation command is passed to NATO. Air strikes were originally to expire June 27, but on June 1, the Atlantic Alliance has decided to extend until the end of September.
How different is this from what happened in Ivory Coast and continues to happen there? Let's be serious do not tell us that you did not know about all that Mr. President ....