3 21, Libya, a government officer in his anti-gun next to the prayer, kneeling next to one of the brothers died in the conflict before the cemetery crying.
3 21, the French pilots to fight to do pre-flight preparation.
21 United Nations Security Council held closed consultations to discuss the situation in Libya.
various locations in the Libyan capital Tripoli, 21 night bombing, Lee side air defense artillery firing into the air. This is the third night in Western countries to take military action against Libya. U.S. President Barack Obama said the same day, although Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is not a military operation against the target, but he “needs to leave.”
Council in the United States Eastern time at 15:00 on the 21st, held closed-door consultations to examine the situation in Libya. United Nations diplomats said, for 45 minutes after the end of the consultation, but no members of the Council open negotiations on the contents of position.
Security Council Resolution 17 by 1973. France, the United States and Britain since the evening of 19 military action against Libya. Libya’s Foreign Ministry sent a letter to the Security Council, asked the Council to hold emergency meeting on the situation in Libya, accused of civilian casualties caused by military action.
a diplomatic source said that the Council will be held at 24 emergency meeting on the situation in Libya, when the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will speak. But U.S. media reported that the Council did not accept the requirements of an emergency meeting of Libya, 24, Ban Ki-moon will hold a briefing on the situation in Libya.
Libyan television that evening of 21 air strikes caused heavy civilian casualties.
Sicheng the British people “anti-war”
British 21 released a public opinion survey shows that most people do not support the British participate in military action against Libya. Polls show that 43% of people disagree military operations in Libya, 22% attitude is not clear.
Some people believe that the British war bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan, adding another British military action to take unnecessary risks.
Neil Watson, 35, Croft said: “We should not go to (Libya), where experienced enough in Afghanistan.” He believes that this North African country between government forces and between anti-government militants to resolve the dispute should be referred to the public.
Libya by the people of the future “final say”
China opposes use of force resulting in more civilian casualties, renewed the appeal for an immediate ceasefire
(Reporter Xing Shiwei) a routine press conference yesterday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said that Libya’s future should be decided by the Libyan people themselves.
benefit through peaceful means to solve the problem
reporter asked: multinational force military strike against Libya civilian casualties, What is your view?
Jiang: China noted relevant countries to take military action against Libya reports of civilian casualties, is deeply concerned. The relevant Council resolutions in mind is to protect the safety of civilians Libya. We oppose the indiscriminate use of force resulting in more civilian casualties and even greater humanitarian disaster. It was reported that Libya has asked the armed forces to stop military action, we once again call on all parties cease fire immediately, the problem through peaceful means to resolve interest. We support the Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General of Libya and the AU, Arab League to continue a peaceful solution to the current crisis in the Libyan diplomatic efforts.
consider the concerns of all parties and special circumstances
reporter asked: UN Security Council passed Resolution 1973, the four “BRIC countries” are abstained from voting, whether the countries concerned to consult in advance?
Jiang: Security Council’s relevant resolutions related to the situation in Libya are among the Council members had full consultation and discussion. China believes that relevant countries should follow the “UN Charter” and related purposes and principles of international law, respect for Lee’s sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity. We stand for dialogue and other peaceful means to resolve the current crisis of interest. Libya’s future should be decided by the Libyan people themselves.
reporter asked: Some countries, including China, opposed to the interest taken by air strikes. As a permanent member, China can veto to block adoption of resolution 1973, why China did not vote against it?
Jiang Yu: For the Security Council adopted Resolution 1973, China has made a full description. We have always opposed the use of force in international relations, the resolution of some of the content has serious reservations. However, considering the Arab and the African Union and Libya, the current concerns and positions of the special situation of China and relevant countries to abstained from voting on the resolution.
large differences between the European Union against Libya
EU said that if the UN request, the protection of humanitarian aid group
European Union 27 Foreign Ministers on March 21 meeting in Brussels, Belgium, spoke on Libya to take action and NATO military intervention may be the potential role of delegates divergence. However, the EU announced that if the UN request, the European Union prepared to use military and civil defense force to protect humanitarian aid groups.
Italy: This is not war
EU members France and the United Kingdom and the United States since the evening of 19 military action against Libya, at 21, more than one-third of EU countries that have participated in or will be in action.
for military action, the Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini 21, said: “This should not be a war.”
Frattini said: “We want to be careful confirmed that all action taken in line with the target … … Italy to accept the resolution is limited in the implementation of the ceasefire, to stop the violence and protect people’s multinational operations. “
Bulgaria: for oil,” adventure “
In addition to France, Britain, Italy, but announced its participation in military operations of interest include European Union countries Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Norway and Spain.
Bulgarian to facilitate military operations on the oil interests described as driven by the “adventure.” “We do not participate because of this action without clear objectives and methods to achieve targets … I will not let our pilots into this adventure,” said Bulgarian Prime Minister 博伊科鲍里索 husband.
asked not to be named a European diplomat told the media: “The French rejected the NATO leadership in this matter is completely subject to isolation. Why? Is the national interest, or for the election? “Another diplomat said the EU countries are” trying to understand the complexity of the French position. ”
Russia will not send troops to participate in Libya to establish no-fly zone air operations, will not participate in military operations that may occur on the ground. Russia hopes to coordinate action by the international community to restore peace to Libya, Libya, Russia willing to mediate the situation in the middle.
– Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
years ago, we heard that President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, he is now in the maintenance of world peace? He is not to provoke violence? How the Nobel Peace Prize to an aggression and bombing people? This is offensive, attacks and provocations.
– Bolivian President Evo Morales
This edition: Comprehensive Xinhua News Agency, reported the newspaper reporter Xing Shiwei