Haftar has been on top-secret visit to Egypt, now he is in Jordan looking for military backup
The leader of the Operation Dignity in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, has finished a top-secret visit to Egypt after being there for three or four days, according to Sada Al-Balad Egyptian newspaper.
According to Sada Al-Balad, Haftar left Egypt Wednesday and headed to Jordan on a private plane.
The Egyptian newspaper rushed to delete the name of Haftar from the headline on its website and replaced it with “top Libyan official, in a seemingly clear attempt to keep the visit off the media.
Haftar discussed with Egyptian top military and political figures the latest issues in Libya and how they can continue supporting him in his alleged war on terrorism.
This visit comes after Haftar’s last visit to Moscow where he discussed with top officials there the support he needs from Russia on both the military and political levels.
Khalifa Haftar has visited Egypt four times so far this year.
Egypt has been clearly identified as a strong supporter of Haftar’s forces in the east as reports and leaks from there showed the country;s involvement in backing up Haftar’s air force and even personnel as well as in sending experts on the ground in Benghazi and other eastern districts under Haftar’s control.
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