Haftar leads a force of rebels that just a week ago attacks Tripoli, where the united nations and the united states recognized the government sitting. Haftar has previously promised that the attack on the capital would be carried out in a peaceful manner. But so far, at least 220 people have died during the fighting, writes Reuters quoting the world health organization.
must also have been damaged and on Friday killed two children in connection with the shelling in Tripoli, writes the news agency.
On Saturday, intensified fighting in the suburbs of Tripoli, but without Haftars troops, which goes under the name of the Libyan national army, was able to get past the loyalist forces. Later in the evening, however, came information that the anti-aircraft fire has been heard over central Tripoli and several explosions.
president of the united states Donald Trump celebrated on Friday, Khalifa Haftar, and thanked the libyan general for his ”efforts against terrorism” and to have secured the country's oil resources. This after they both conversed on the phone on Monday.
recognized the current government in Tripoli as the country's legitimate government. As recently as a month ago, urged the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo Khalifa Haftar to stop the offensive against Tripoli.
Pompeo also said that Haftars the attack ”undermined the possibilities for a better future for all libyans”.
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