Statement on UN Security Council Resolution

18 March 2011

Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement to the House of Commons on Friday 18 March on the UN Security Council resolution on Libya

Mr Cameron told MPs that the resolution 'demands the immediate establishment of a ceasefire and a complete end to violence and all attacks against, and abuses of, civilians'.

It also establishes 'a ban on all flights' in the airspace of Libya in order to help protect civilians'.

Watch and read the statement in full and responses from MPs:

UN Resolution

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Middle East and North Africa

Watch and read recent statements and urgent questions made to the House of Commons on Libya, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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