NATO Secretary General’s Statement on Libya No-fly Zone, 24 March 2011

BELGIUM–(ENEWSPF)–24 March 2011 – The following statement is attributed to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

NATO Allies have now decided to enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.

We are taking action as part of the broad international effort to protect civilians against the attacks by the Gaddafi regime. We will cooperate with our partners in the region and welcome their contributions.

All NATO Allies are committed to fulfill their obligations under the UN resolution.  That is why we have decided to assume responsibility for the no-fly zone.