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NATO top commander to recommend end of Libya mission

2011-10-21 16:11:40 GMT2011-10-22 00:11:40(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BRUSSELS, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- NATO's top military commander Adm. James Stavridis said on Friday that he will recommend the end of the Libya mission to the alliance's decision-making body.

"As (supreme allied commander) I will be recommending the conclusion of this mission to the the North Atlantic Council in a few hours," Stavridis wrote on his Facebook page.

"A good day for NATO, a great day for the people of Libya," he said.

NATO ambassadors started a special meeting on Friday afternoon to discuss when and how to end its seven-month military operation in Libya, one day after former Libyan leader Gaddafi was killed.

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen are expected to make an announcement at 6:00 p.m. local time (1700 GMT).

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