• News Feeds
Page last updated at 08:04 GMT, Saturday, 2 April 2011 09:04 UK

Fox: Coalition 'can train Libyan rebels'

Advertisement

The Defence Secretary Liam Fox has suggested that the coalition has the right, under the UN resolution, to train Libyan rebels.

Dr Fox, who is visiting Dubai to discuss the Libyan conflict with the Arab States, told Today presenter Justin Webb that "a lot of the weaponry is old Russian Soviet weaponry and there is a limit to how much many of us can actually train [the rebels] on that.

"But certainly, in terms of making sure they've got adequate communications and non lethal ways, it's very clear that the resolution leaves that open to us."


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2013 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific