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Haftar in Moscow, meets with Russian Ministry of Defense officials

Haftar in Moscow, meets with Russian Ministry of Defense officials

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The Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar was in Moscow on the afternoon of Thursday the 11th of April, for an unofficial visit to the capital Moscow to meet with a number of high-level officials in Russia’s Ministry of Defense, a military source in the LNA says. FRN has confirmed the visit of Khalifa Haftar to Russia, which came about a week after his army launched a large-scale operation in the Western Libya as well as in Tripoli that has been long dominated by the armed groups loyal to the west’s recognized GNA unity government, or Government of National Accord which has achieved neither unity nor governance in the failed state formally still known as Libya. According to a statement by the LNA spokesman Ahmed Al-Mismari, an advance is aimed to purge the country’s West from terrorists and different armed militias operating there. The LNA started a military campaign on Friday, April 5 after the Libyan Marshal addressed to all the troops involved in an…
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