Monday, May 02, 2011

NATO Violates UN Libya Mandate: Russia

Russia says NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya has led to the death of civilians amid growing concerns that NATO is overstepping the remits of the UN mandate.

"The disproportional use of force, all the more so, beyond the mandate of UN Security Council Resolution No. 1973, which in no way stipulates the replacement of the Libyan leadership, is leading to harmful consequences and the death of civilians," according to a Russian Foreign Ministry statement quoted by RIA Novosti on Sunday.'


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