Japan Nuclear Update and Libya Ceasefire

Calculated Risk

• Libya

From CNBC: Libyan Foreign Minister Declares Immediate Ceasefire

Libya declared a ceasefire in the country to protect civilians and comply with a United Nations resolution passed overnight, Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa said on Friday.

“We decided on an immediate ceasefire and on an immediate stop to all military operations,” he told reporters.

From NY Times: Following U.N. Vote, France Vows Libya Action ‘Soon’

• Japan

From Reuters: Japan earthquake LIVE (an excellent site to follow events)

From NY Times: Frantic Repairs Go On at Plant as Japan Raises Severity of Crisis

From the WSJ: U.S. Drone Surveying Japan’s Damaged Nuclear Complex