Libyan crown prince urges no-fly zone, air strikes

DUBAI, March 9 Wed Mar 9, 2011 7:48am EST

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DUBAI, March 9 (Reuters) - Libyan exiled Crown Prince Mohammed El Senussi asked for a no-fly zone over Libya and strikes against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's air defences on Wednesday but did not support foreign troops on the ground.

"I am speaking for all Libyans when I ask for a no-fly zone and targeted air strikes on Gaddafi's air defences although it would be wrong for (there to be) troops on the ground and the people of Libya do not want it," he said in a statement from London. (Reporting by Erika Solomon; Writing by Cynthia Johnston; Editing by Crispian Balmer)

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FredFrosty wrote:
Westenerns will think that Mohammed El Senussi does not want troops but only air support as a matter of temperance. It is more likely he wants to keep Islamic lands “pure” from the infidel (Thats probably you) This is the COMMON spoken and unspoke reason Islamic leaders have. Osama Bin Ladin said so, It is the stated policy in many areas. And in order for “Allah” to be on the muslim’s side, they must purge thier lands of the non-muslims. DON’T FALL FOR IT…

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