US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order freezing the Gaddafi family's foreign assets, as well as those of his government and the country's central bank, in a move to further isolate the embattled Libyan leader.
REUTERS - The United States imposed sanctions on the Libyan government on Friday and said the legitimacy of longtime Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi had been "reduced to zero."
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Date created : 2011-02-26