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French Planes Meet No Resistance over Libya

Sunday, 20 Mar 2011 01:06 PM

 

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PARIS, MARCH 20 (Reuters) - French warplanes encountered no opposition in enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya on Sunday, a defence ministry spokesman told a media briefing.

An armed forces spokesman said 15 French combat aircraft took part in allied patrols on Sunday but they did not have to fire at airborne or ground targets because they met no resistance.

(reporting by John Irish, writing by Paul Taylor)

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