West should arm Libyan rebels, says MP Mark Pritchard

Tory backbencher Mark Pritchard said the international community should "make a stand with the Libyan people" and allow rebels access to arms to defend themselves and stop the massacres.

He called for a "Libyan solution to which is primarily a Libyan problem" but admitted there was the fear weapons could be later be turned on international and western forces in a post-Gaddafi era.

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