US welcomes Arab League’s „important step“ on Libya

13.03.2011                      07.Adar ll, 5771


US welcomes Arab League's "important step" on Libya

Arab League calls on UN to impose Libya no-fly zone; move will provide regional support NATO has said is needed for any military action.

The United States on Saturday backed the Arab League's call for the U.N. Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, and Washington said it was preparing for "all contingencies."
"We welcome this important step by the Arab League, which strengthens the international pressure on Gaddafi and support for the Libyan people," the White House said in a statement….