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Libya Wants Defectors' Jets Back

The Maltese foreign minister says that Libya has demanded the return of two Mirage jets that landed in Malta after their pilots refused to bomb protesters and chose instead to defect.

AFP via ABC News:

Libya has demanded that Malta return two Libyan fighter jets that landed there after their pilots refused to bomb protesters and defected, a Maltese foreign ministry spokesman said.

But Malta has not yet replied, he said, and declined to specify how the request was made.

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