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Situation in Libya

Situation in Libya

Published on February 22, 2011
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, February 21, 2011

President Sarkozy condemns the unacceptable use of force against Libyans, who are simply exercising their fundamental right to freedom of assembly and expression.

He extends his condolences to the bereaved and expresses his sympathy to the injured.

President Sarkozy calls for an immediate halt to the violence and for a political solution in order to respond to the Libyan people’s aspiration to democracy and freedom./.

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