Very could indicate, that there will soon be bloody battles on the court to the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
Already on Friday 5. april moved to general Khalifa Haftar through the coastal town of Ziwaya, which is close to the capital. The general thought he had an agreement with the local militia that he could move his troops through the city without fighting.
Understanding proved to be one-sided, why 100 of Haftars men were taken prisoner. His march toward Tripoli was therefore put them down in speed, which suggests that there will be prolonged fighting of the takeover of the city.
Right now is the so-called Præsidentråd in the possession of Tripoli.
It writes The New York Times.
the united nations has previously stated criticism of the internal fighting in Libya and asked the parties to deeskalere the situation. Nevertheless, the 75-year-old general of his troops to the capital in a video online.
- To our troops, making ready to take Tripoli: today we will with god's help, complete our triumphant rise. We answer the call of our beloved people in our beloved capital, it said.
But the beloved people must wait to have answered their call. Local militias have set their heels in at the Tripoli abandoned airport, where the general's army are currently held.
On the Tripoli population actually waiting, hopeful at the general must be obscure, but surely, that they prepare themselves for a long battle.
Inhabitants buy in order to have enough food for when the fighting starts. Also fuel is in high demand, where there should be queues at the filling stations at up to 90 meters.
Secretary general of the UN, Antónia Guterres, met on Friday with the general, hoping to calm the situation. But after the meeting he announced that he left with 'deep concern and a heavy heart'.
the Last message is that the local militia is in the process of mobilising troops to take over the airport. the
Worked for Qadaffi
the 75-year-old General Hifter is a former officer in the army the regime of Libya's former leader Muammar el-Qaddafi. He broke him to take a job in the u.s. efterretningstjenste the CIA. In 2014 he announced that he would restore peace and order as Libya's new strong man.
It took him three years to defeat a coalition of islamist militias that control the eastern city of Benghazi. He was supported by both Egypt and The United Arab Emirates, and later from Russia and France. After the acquisition of Benghazi, he got by means of superior resource established control over most of eastern Libya.