Libyan Government forces launched a series of airstrikes against Haftar’s army

TRIPOLI, (BM) – The Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libya launched a series of airstrikes against supporters of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in the city of Sirte, learned citing and Anadolu news agency.

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According to him, the Libyan government army continues the operation against the Haftar mercenaries operating in the Libyan Sirte 450 kilometers east of Tripoli, the country’s capital. He also noted that the population was recommended to leave the war zone. Kununu emphasized that this call was made for the last time today. “We will not abandon the stated goal and return control of Sirte to the legitimate government of Libya,” he said.

Earlier, LNA spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari announced a change in Haftar’s army strategy in the region. According to him, LNA will actively use aviation.

As reported on June 4, government forces drove the Libyan National Army from the metropolitan area. After that, it was announced that full government control over the administrative borders of Tripoli was announced. Later it became known about the return of control over the areas of Al-Washka and Al-Bagla.

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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