Top NATO commander to recommend Libya mission end

October 24, 2011 - 8:41 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's top commander says he will recommend the end of the alliance's Libya mission.

Adm. Jim Stavridis made the announcement Friday before a meeting of the alliance's North Atlantic Council. Stavridis called it "a good day for NATO. A great day for the people of Libya."

The recommendation comes a day after Moammar Gadhafi was killed in Libya.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's top commander says he will recommend the end of the alliance's Libya mission.

Adm. Jim Stavridis made the announcement Friday before a meeting of the alliance's North Atlantic Council. Stavridis called it "a good for NATO. A great day for the people of Libya."

The recommendation comes a day after Moammar Gadhafi was killed in Libya.