PARIS - France is confident it will
secure agreement for a draft resolution on a no-fly zone over
Libya at the UN Security Council with the active participation
of Arab countries, its foreign minister said on Wednesday.
"I have several reasons to think we will achieve our
objective," Alain Juppe told parliament. "We will only act with
a UN Security Council mandate and with not only the support,
but the active participation of Arab countries."
A UN Security Council draft resolution on a no-fly zone
over Libya to protect civilians was circulated on Tuesday, which
would authorize "all necessary measures to enforce" a ban on