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Security Council meeting on the situation in Libya
17 March 2011
Mr. Juppé (Foreign Minister, France)  

 In its resolution 1970 (2011), which was adopted unanimously, the Security Council recalled the Libyan authorities’ responsibility to protect the Libyan people and at the same time demanded an immediate end to the violence. It expressed the hope that those responsible for these crimes will be brought before the International Criminal Court and referred the matter to the Prosecutor. It imposed sanctions on Colonel Al-Qadhafi, members of his family and his accomplices. Finally, it imposed an embargo on arms destined for Libya.   These measures have not been sufficient. (...)

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