Spanish parliament votes to extend Libya operations

Spanish Defense Minister Carme Chacon, April 26, 2010.

From RIA Novosti:  The majority of Spanish parliamentary parties voted on Tuesday to extend the country’s participation in NATO’s Libya operation by two months.

Spanish Defense Minister Carme Chacon said the international coalition had to continue its "legitimate intervention in the region" to resolve the conflict. . . .

Chacon put the cost of Spain’s three-month participation in the operation at 43 million euros.  (photo: AP)

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