19 March 2011

sec'y of state hillary clinton paris news conference on libya & u.n. resolution 1973 (2011)

link to video watch/download page

UPDATE: transcript from the state department website here.

press tv joined in progress at 5:28 pm paris, france time, 11:28 am cdt

sec'y clinton says that the position of the united states is to support an international coalition as it takes all necessary measures to enforce the terms of resolution 1973.

she reiterated president obama's statement that the united states will not deploy ground troops -- "but there should be no mistaking [the united states] commitment to this effort."

read the full text of united nations security council resolution 1973 (2011) from the united nations website here.