UAE to send 12 planes to patrol Libya No-Fly Zone

The United Arab Emirates will send 12 planes to take part in operations to enforce the no-fly zone in Libya, the official news agency WAM said on Friday.

“The UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan today issued a statement updating the status of the UAE’s participation in support of UN resolution 1973.

He stated that: “In support of UN resolution 1973 The UAE is fully engaged with humanitarian operations in Libya. As an extension of those humanitarian operations the UAE Air Force has committed six F-16 and six Mirage aircraft to participate in the patrols that will enforce the No Fly Zone now established over Libya. UAE Participation in the patrols will commence in the coming days.”

The statement said the UAE planes would be an extension of the Gulf Arab state’s humanitarian operations in Libya.

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