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Udall Statement on U.S. Military Action in Libya

Today, Mark Udall made the following statement on U.S. action in Libya:

“Like all Americans, I deplore and condemn the violence against Libyans who are asserting their rights to basic freedoms.  Colonel Qaddafi has been a brutal dictator and is viciously attacking his own people in order to maintain control, and he gave the international community no choice but to act .

“Importantly, the United States is acting in concert with the United Nations.  France, Britain and other nations are joining us in enforcing the no-fly zone.

“The international community has given Qaddafi a clear choice, and made it clear that there are serious consequences to ignoring the will of his people.”