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CP EC: Oppose Military Intervention in Libya

The Communist Party's executive committee calls on the trade union and labour movement to oppose all forms of military intervention in Libya, including the imposition of a No Fly Zone by NATO forces. The Communist Party reiterates its support for mediation between opposing forces in Libya offered by the ALBA countries including Bolivia, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador.

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'Negotiations not Colonialism' in Libya, urge CP

‘The capture of the British SAS unit in Libya is a sharp reminder of the imminent danger of British and US military intervention’, Communist Party international secretary John Foster warned today (March 8).  

‘There was no parliamentary notification or approval', he pointed out, 'and it was preceded by British proposals for a No Fly Zone – as previously used in Iraq – which would involve widespread aerial bombardment'.

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