Ministers of the European Union have said that they cannot intervene in Libya. They focus instead on trade and aid measure in order to help Libya and other countries.
“It’s not our job to change the leader of Libya,” Finland’s Alexander Stubb told reporters before a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels today. Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Europe shouldn’t interfere,” expressing alarm over what he said was “the self-proclamation of the so- called Islamic emirate of Benghazi.”
Shada Islam, an analyst at the Brussels based Friends of Europe policy advisory group said that the EU isn’t doing enough to end the violence.
“This is no longer a question of aid or markets, but rather of urgent humanitarian intervention,” she said in an interview.
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