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14.01.2012

Calls for Libya human rights violations to be investigated

Russian Deputy Prime Minister, former Permanent representative to NATO Dmitry Rogozin said at a press conference in Brussels that all the violations of human rights during the military conflict in Libya should be properly investigated. It is vital, he said, to implement all the initiatives put forward by Russia both at UN and in other international formats, in order to promote a comprehensive review of what happened in Libya, evidence of gross human rights violations in that country.




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