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Obama says US will see through Libya mission: DEAUVILLE - PRESIDENT Barack Obama said on Friday that the United

Obama says US will see through Libya mission: DEAUVILLE - PRESIDENT Barack Obama said on Friday that the United

Mr Obama, speaking after talks with French President Nicolas Sarkozy (R) as Group of Eight leaders met for their annual summit in the northern French seaside town of Deauville, said Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had to leave the country. -- PHOTO: AP DEAUVILLE - PRESIDENT Barack Obama said on Friday that the United States and France were in full agreement on sticking with the Nato-led intervention in Libya until the crisis there is resolved. Mr Obama, speaking after talks with French President Nicolas Sarkozy as Group of Eight leaders met for their annual summit in the northern French seaside town of Deauville, said Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had to leave the country. 'We agreed that we have made progress on our Libya campaign but that meeting the UN mandate of civilian protection cannot be accomplished when Gaddafi remains in Libya, directing his forces in acts of aggr...

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