NATO may carry out airstrikes against Libya in next few hours – source

NATO headquarters in Brussels.

From RIA Novosti:  NATO is ready to carry out precision airstrikes against Libya, and the military operation may begin in the next few hours, a NATO source said on Friday.

"The decision is expected to be formally approved during today’s meeting of the NATO Council. Relevant military planning for this case has already been made, and I expect that the operation may start in the next few hours," the source said.

He added that the airstrikes are likely to be carried out by the United States, Britain, France and Canada.

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