NATO allies on Friday formally agreed to end the seven-month mission in Libya on Monday, a diplomat told AFP.
NATO ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed "by unanimity to end OUP (Operation Unified Protector) on October 31," the diplomat said on condition of anonymity.
NATO made a preliminary decision last week to end operations on Monday after judging that civilians were essentially safe from attacks following Kadhafi's death and the fall of Sirte.
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The formal decision Friday came one day after the UN Security Council unanimously voted to end the mandate that authorised military action in Libya from 11:59 pm Libyan time (2159 GMT) on October 31.
Alliance warplanes flew more than 26,000 sorties and bombed almost 6,000 targets in an operation that began in March and helped a ragtag rebel force oust veteran ruler Moamer Kadhafi.