Italy to send 10 military advisers to aid Libya rebels

20th April 2011, Comments 0 comments

Italy will send 10 army advisers to aid the rebels in Libya, Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa said on Wednesday, after Britain and France announced they were also sending officers.

La Russa, speaking to reporters after meeting with British defence minister Liam Fox in Rome, said: "There is a clear understanding that the rebels have to be trained."

© 2011 AFP

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