NATO wants to end the military operation in Libya

The military operation in Libya largely complete and NATO may decide that it is curtailing the following week. This was said to journalists on Saturday the head of U.S. Africa Command Gen. Carter Ham.

According to him, the meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, scheduled for the end of next week, the South American military leaders will present their assessment of the situation in Libya. And it is possible that the Allies will decide that it is time end goal despite the fact that Muammar Gaddafi has not been caught, and his supporters continue to detain two towns — Sirte and Bani Walid.

"The fact that he is still hiding somewhere in the area of the country has, the faster the value only for the Libyans," — see Gen., recalling that the U.S. and its allies NATO have stressed that the purpose of the mission — to protect the Libyan people, not kill Gaddafi.

As noted by Carter Ham, in the decision to curtail the NATO operation would be taken into account, makes a State Transition Council (NTC) Libya "Adequate control" of population centers. According to the general belief, PNS at the current time, "very close" to tackle the puzzles, ITAR-TASS reported.

At the same time, he noted that even if the union agrees to finish purpose, a time will still continue flying reconnaissance aircraft and drones over Libya. "We do not want that all braked almost to a subsequent day, — said Ham. — Some tasks we need to do more for some time at least in order to assist the interim government to ensure the protection of borders." But the air strikes are likely to finish, highlighted the general.

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