The NATO alliance was led military operation in Libya. Taking advantage of the opportunities that it gives the set "Palletfree" zone, the Libyan rebels have moved into the position of kontarnastup troops loyal to Gaddafi. They have already taken control of the town on the east coast of the country pok Lanuf, Breguet, Haggai Ben Jawad and lead an attack on the city of Sirte, Gaddafi's birthplace.
Last night, coalition aircraft launched a missile and bomb attacks in the city of Sirte. The rebels said they had already taken control of Sirte, but there is no independent confirmation of this information. The representative of the Gaddafi government Musa Ibrahim stated that during the attacks on coalition Sirtse killed three civilians.
Sirte — a city on the Mediterranean coast, which is just middle of the road between the capital Tripoli and the support of the rebel city of Bengazi.
It is reported that forces loyal to Gaddafi continue to recede. Rebel leaders say that yes, they attacked Sirte without encountering serious resistance.
In recent days, the rebels occupied the coastal city of dormancy Lanuf, Breguet Ukayla and Bin Jawad in the east. They also report that they control all the main oil terminals in eastern Libya.
Yesterday, the North Atlantic Alliance announced that he was taking the lead in all military operations by coalition forces in Libya. NATO operational plan has been previously agreed upon by military representatives of 28 member states, on Sunday, and he received political approval.
The current NATO's decision was preceded by a week of stormy debate. The most heated controversy over the leading role in the military alliance's operations have arisen between France and Turkey.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen stated that the goal of the alliance is to "protect the civilian population, which are under threat of attack from the Gaddafi regime."
"We have already introduced an arms embargo and a no-fly zone," Rasmussen said.
Gaddafi's government says about 100 civilians were killed in a week of air strikes coalition. The coalition denied this accusation.
Yesterday, the representative of the Libyan authorities Ibrahim said NATO is a party to the Libyan conflict.
NATO Secretary General, however, argue that the alliance is acting solely to protect the Libyan people and "carries out all aspects of the UN Security Council resolution — neither more nor less."
Tonight, the president of the United States Barack Obama will deliver a televised address to the nation to explain the U.S. strategy in Libya. Some U.S. lawmakers have criticized the president that he did not consult with Congress before the start of the military mission in Libya.
The parliamentarians also expressed concern that are not defined nor U.S. goals in the operation, no exit strategy.
Tomorrow, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will participate in an international conference in London, where the foreign ministers of 36 countries will discuss the situation in Libya.