On Friday the NATO Council decided to end its mission Unified Protector from October 31, lasting for seven months in Libya, announced the international media with reference to sources within the Alliance.
On Thursday the Alliance leaders were bent and the resolution adopted by the Security Council of the UN and abolish the no-fly zone that was created on March 17 to protect civilians against the attacks of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. NATO took the decision despite appeals from the Libyan Transitional Council (CNT) to continue with its sorties to the end of the year.
The armed confrontation between the troops of Colonel Gaddafi and the forces of CNT supported by NATO, has claimed thousands of lives and brought serious harm to the economy of Libya. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi ousted, who had ruled the country for 42 years, was killed Oct. 20 near his hometown of Sirte.