The U.S. Congress refused to support the operation in Libya

Congressmen are not given opportunities to Barack Obama to conduct military actions in Libya. The House of Representatives voted against the resolution gives the president the U.S. capacity to limited use of armed forces in operations in North Africa.

123 voted for the document legislator, against — 295. Noteworthy that among the enemies of the resolution were not just Republicans, and 70 supporters of Obama's Democratic Party, ITAR-TASS reported.

For the first time in 12 years, lawmakers voted against a military operation outside the United States. In general, as experts note, this step will not cause immediate changes in the South American participation in the operation in the Jamahiriya. The Obama administration has the right to conduct military target Libya in its current form, even without the respective congressional approval. But the current vote is a typical call-chief. The last time something similar happened in the U.S. in 1999. Then President Bill Clinton was denied opportunities for the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Recall costs for operation in the United States Libya Only strip the Pentagon amounted to 716 million dollars and will reach 1.1 billion by the end of September. This data is white houses of the not so long ago in Congress. According to the report, munitions — bombs and missiles — was spent at 398.3 million dollars. The daily life of — flight, maintenance personnel, etc. — Another 313.7 million.

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