Clinton to attend Saturday Paris meeting on Libya

Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:40pm GMT

WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Paris to attend an international meeting on Saturday on Libya's crisis, President Barack Obama announced on Friday.

Clinton will join key European leaders and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to discuss the next steps on Libya following the U.N. Security Council's adoption of a resolution permitting a "no fly zone" and other steps to protect rebels from the forces of leader Muammar Gaddafi.

(reporting by Andrew Quinn; editing by Philip Barbara)

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