20 Mar '11, 12am

Spain sends four F-18s to Italy for Libya operation

MADRID - SPAIN has sent four F-18 fighter jets and a refueling aircraft to Italy to take part in the operation over Libya from Sunday, the defence ministry said. An F-100 frigate, an S-74 submarine and a CN-235 maritime surveillance plane will also be deployed to help enforce an arms embargo on Libya, once parliamentary approval has been received, it said in a statement late on Saturday. Details of Spain's involvement were announced at a news conference in Paris earlier on Saturday by Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero following the international summit on Libya that discussed the intervention. The United States, Britain and France later pounded targets in Libya with air strikes and Tomahawk missiles at the start of the campaign to prevent Muammar Gaddafi from crushing a month-old uprising against his rule. Spanish Defence Minister Carme Chacon chaired a meeting o...

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