EU takes step toward possible Libya military mission

By REUTERS
April 19, 2011 00:00

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

BRUSSELS - The EU has outlined a provisional plan that could see European troops sent to the besieged Libyan city of Misrata to protect aid deliveries if requested by the United Nations, EU officials said on Monday.

The 27 EU states agreed at the start of this month it would be willing to launch such a mission if the UN asked for it, but the world body has yet to make such a request.

"The 27 have now adopted unanimously the concept of the operations," a spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said, adding that the plan was agreed on Thursday.

"But it's not a detailed plan of action -- it's just the next step and we would only get to the stage of any detail if and when there is a request from the UN," Michael Mann said.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 15, 2018
Greenblatt: Peace can only succeed if it is based on realities

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF