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An international coalition has launched the first of attacks on Libyan air defences and tanks. The military took place just hours after an emergency of world leaders in Paris ended on Saturday afternoon, Paris time. While the leaders were talking, French Mirage fighter jets were seen the skies above Libya’s -held eastern city of Benghazi. Soon after, American warships and British submarines the first phase of their missile . Their aim was to out Libya’s air defenses. They fired a total of 112 cruise missiles at more than 20 targets around the capital Tripoli and town of Misurata. Early reports are that Libyan air defences have been severely .

U.S. President Barack Obama said he was reluctant to use on Libya but believes it is necessary to the lives of civilians. Speaking in Brazil, he told reporters: "We cannot idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no ." America is trying to keep a lower in the military action against Libya. It does not want the world to think it is attacking Arab country. This may not be the with world opinion this time round. The coalition includes Arab states who have promised material for strikes against Libya. Foreign ministers of the UAE, Qatar, Iraq, Jordan and Morocco were at the summit. It is possible some of these countries may even take in air strikes on Libyan military .

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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