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Putin: UN Libya resolution defective, reminds of Medieval call for Crusade

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Vladimir Putin has called the UN resolution authorising action in Libya "flawed", saying it resembles medieval calls for a Crusade. Russia's Prime Minister says foreign forces should not protect one side in what he described as a political conflict.

"Libyan regime does not meet the criteria of a democratic country by any parameters. Its obvious. I can't add more. But of course, its a complicated country, based on relations between tribes. It needs special regulation. The Situation in the country collapsed into military conflict. But it doesn't mean you or anyone can interfere by defending one side. About the UN resolution, which gives grounds for the present military intervention. This resolution is defective. If we look at what is written there, it becomes obvious that it allows everybody to take

Added: Mar-21-2011 
By: Xenophon
Iraq, Afghanistan, News
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