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African Union 'ignored' over Libya crisis

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The Arab League supported the UN backed no fly zone over Libya but the African Union, of which Libya is a founder, did not.

Stephen Sackur speaks to Jean Ping, chairman of the Standing Commission of the AU, who says they weren't consulted about the crisis.

Follow Hardtalk on Twitter to find out who is coming up on the programme.

You can watch the full discussion on BBC World News at 2130 GMT Friday 25th March and 0030, 1130, 2030 GMT Saturday 26th March.

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