A Turkish armed drone strikes civilians in Libya, two people were killed, LNA said
TRIPOLI, (BM) – The Government of National Accord (GNA), with the help of a Turkish UAV, struck a civilian truck, resulting in 2 deaths, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according the Libyan National Army (LNA) press service statement on April 25 on its Twitter page.
“Another war crime <…> the GNA and their Turkish mercenaries (UAVs) were directed against a local truck driver carrying eggs, which led to the death of the driver and his 12-year-old son,” the LNA said.
LNA and the GNA are parties to the conflict in the civil war in Libya. The Turkish army officially supports the PNS.
Libyan civil war
In Libya, armed clashes are currently taking place between supporters of different leaders. The country is led by the Government of National Accord (GNA), headed by Prime Minister Fayez Saraj, the “eastern government” led by Abdullah Abdurrahaman at-Thani.
The eastern government is supported by the commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar.
Recall that January 13 in Moscow, negotiations were held between the heads of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalif Haftar and the Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiz Sarraj. Also present were members of the Foreign Ministries of Russia and Turkey.
On the meeting the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, has notified Russia about the conditions for continuing negotiations on the signing of a peace agreement in Libya.
According to the requirements of Haftar, the militias operating in Libya are required to surrender weapons in the period from 45 to 90 days. This process should be controlled by a special commission created by the LNA together with the UN
Haftar also refused to recognize Turkey as an intermediary in resolving the situation in Libya, since the Turkish side is not neutral and supports the Government of National Accord (GNA).
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