China, like Russia, signaled potential opposition to a no-fly zone above Libya. Li Baodong, China’s ambassador to the United Nations, outlined three guideline principles for China’s position. He said that China believes it is important to resolve this dispute through peaceful, diplomatic means and said they respected Libya’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Thirdly, he said that China respects the opinions of the Arab and African countries.
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Another article deals with the legal implications and difficulties of military intervention, using cases like Rwanda and Yugoslavia as examples.
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