Saturday afternoon, Senator Mark Udall made the following statement on the U.S. military actions in Libya:
“Like all Americans, I deplore and condemn the violence against Libyans who are asserting their rights to basic freedoms. Colonel Qaddafi has been a brutal dictator and is viciously attacking his own people in order to maintain control, and he gave the international community no choice but to act.
“Importantly, the United States is acting in concert with the United Nations. France, Britain and other nations are joining us in enforcing the no-fly zone.
“The international community has given Qaddafi a clear choice and made it clear that there are serious consequences to ignoring the will of his people.”