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Jet Fighter Qatar joined the Coalition in Libya

Qatar became the first Arab country to send combat aircraft to support the mission of the International Coalition of Libya. So far, the coalition's mission is dominated by fighter jets the United States (U.S.), France, and Britain in attacking military positions in the regime of Muammar Gaddafi ensure no more attacks on their people to rebel.
According to news agency Associated Press, a unit of fighter jets Qatar has joined with a number of French aircraft to apply the no-fly zone in the sky Libya, March 25, 2011.

Thus, Qatar became the first non-Western countries that have been active in carrying out the mission of the Coalition, which is based on the UN Security Council resolution 1973, which implemented a no-fly zone and protect the people of Libya from attack their own government.
Qatar sent two units of French-made fighter jets, Dassault Mirage 2000-5EDA and plane C-17 Globemaster cargo to support the no-fly zone enforcement operations in Libya. They departed via Cyprus.

According to the U.S. Defense Department official, Vice Admiral Bill Gortney, United Arab Emirates will also be following the Qatar as the Arab countries which helped the mission of the International Coalition. "We look forward to pilots from the UAE in the coming days," said Gortney, as quoted by the news station Voice of America.
For the U.S., this mission is an international effort at the urging of the Libyan people themselves and on call for member countries of the Arab League and Gulf Cooperation Council.

Meanwhile, Qatar's participation was welcomed by representatives of the mass anti-regime of Gaddafi, who is based in Benghazi, Libya's second largest city. "Qatar has become a good ally from Day One," said Mustafa Gheriani, a spokesman for the opposition in Benghazi. "This is the Arab country to be proud of," said Mustafa.

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