Obama confers with Turkish, Qatari leaders on Libya

Reuters News
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Posted: Mar 22, 2011 1:23 PM

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who is seeking to shore up participation and clarify leadership of the military attacks on Libyan forces, spoke with Turkish and Qatari leaders on Monday evening, The White House said.

In a statement released on Tuesday it said Obama and Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan agreed the mission "will require a broad-based international effort, including Arab states."