France: Qatar to join Libya operation within hours

  • Sun Mar 20th 2011

PARIS (AP) - A French defense official says Qatar will join the international operation against the forces of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi within hours.

French Defense Ministry spokesman Laurent Teisseire says Qatar warplanes will join the operation alongside French jets.

He says the Qatari contribution will come "in the hours to come."

He spoke to reporters in Paris on Sunday.

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