Clinton says allies looking for ways to fund rebels

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Posted: Apr 15, 2011 12:45 PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday that NATO allies were searching for ways to provide funds to Libya's rebels.

"The opposition needs a lot of assistance, on the organizational side, on the humanitarian side, and on the military side," Clinton told reporters after a meeting of NATO foreign ministers.

"There have been a number of discussions about how to best provide that assistance ... who's willing to do what. We're also searching for ways to provide funding to the opposition."

(Reporting by Matt Spetalnick; Editing by David Brunnstrom)