Iraq backs international intervention in Libya

BAGHDAD, March 21 Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:56am EDT

BAGHDAD, March 21 (Reuters) - Iraq said on Monday it supports international intervention in Libya.

"The Iraqi government supports international efforts to protect the Libyan people," the office of government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh quoted him as saying in a brief reply to a Reuters query asking for Iraq's position.

(Reporting by Waleed Ibrahim)