Belgium Decides To Continue Libyan Campaign


The ministers said they had made an, “evaluation of the engagement by Belgian in Libya” adding that the aims set out in  United Nations’ resolutions 1970 and 1973  “were not completely reached”.

Following a decision May 25 of the cabinet, the Belgian government consequently decided to continue “Belgian military engagement in Libya” under the same conditions as before. “The situation will be re-evaluated  before the end September,” said an official statement.

Other NATO members also agreed to continue the Libyan campaign. “This decision sends a clear message to Ghadhafi: we are determined to continue our operation to protect the people from Libya,” said NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen.