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Juppe meets Arab League chief to discuss Libyan situation

PARIS, Sept 2 (KUNA) - French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe held talks here Friday with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Al-Arabi to discuss the Libyan situation in view of the latest developments.
The two officials "agreed to continue to work together to support Libya and the unfreezing of the assets of this country," the French Foreign Ministry said.
Juppe told Al-Arabi of "the determination of France to bring a halt to the violence against civilians (and) he praised the position of the Arab League in this regard." France and Britain, the main actors in the NATO operations in Libya, have vowed to continue air strikes against forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi as long as they still present a threat to the civilian population.
Juppe and Al-Arabi also discussed the G8 "partnership" plan that aims to provide financing for Egypt and Tunisia during their transition phase and which could also include Libya later on. (End) jk.ajs KUNA 021738 Sep 11NNNN