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The Libyan government has said it will continue to “clear the country of Russian and Sudanese mercenaries.”

June 28, 2020

The Libyan government has stated that it will continue its plan to free the country from the presence of foreign mercenaries, especially Russians and Sudanese who are fighting under the command of rebel commander Jalifa Haftar.

“We continue to cleanse the country of all mercenaries and attackers to protect Libya’s national security,” the State Department said in a message on its Twitter account that it identified these mercenaries as members of the Wagner group, an organization Russian, similar to an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Sudanese Janjauid militias, is collected by the “Libya Observer” portal.

The ministry has also asked countries with oil companies in Libya to work with the authorities in Tripoli to report to the international judiciary any human rights violations that these mercenaries commit in the cities near the oil fields still under control.

The Libyan government has said it will continue to “clear the country of Russian and Sudanese mercenaries.”The Libyan government has said it will continue to “clear the country of Russian and Sudanese mercenaries.”

The Wagner Group has deployed mercenaries and military equipment in Libya to support the offensive launched by Field Marshal Haftar against the capital, Tripoli, the seat of the unitary government, in April 2019.