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Haftar is asking the United States for help in controlling Libyan borders against arms trafficking

August 2, 2020

The Libyan National Army (ENL), led by rebel marshal Jalifa Haftar, has asked the United States to support a border control initiative in the country that is preventing the arms trade that is fueling the armed conflict, and particularly the one that is targeting it Rival, the government of Tripoli recognized by the international community.

As the Al Arabiya chain reported on Sunday, citing its own sources, rebel commander Washington had sent a letter demanding “international control of land-sea border points to prevent weapons from falling into the hands of Tripoli and Tripoli arrive “from its great ally, Turkey.

In the same letter, Haftar’s forces affirmed that they would not be “at a negotiating table with Turkey” and expressed their opposition to the entry of foreign armed groups into areas of economic importance to the country, as the Tripoli government plans. “

Haftar is asking the United States for help in controlling Libyan borders against arms traffickingHaftar is asking the United States for help in controlling Libyan borders against arms trafficking

Tripoli, on the other hand, accused the rebels of allowing Russian and Sudanese mercenaries to enter the fields they controlled in the east of the country and encouraging their big allies Egypt to intervene.

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