Haftar wants Egypt to help him deter Italy’s intervention in Libya

Egypt expressed discomfort for the proposal, The New Arab added.

Egyptian Chief of Staff, Mahmoud Hijazy and the commander of Operation Dignity forces, Khalifa Haftar, held meetings in Cairo over the last two days and they were focused on demanding Egypt to have a role in deterring Italy from giving a military supportive role for the Government of National Accord (GNA) The New Arab reported.

The New Arab added that Haftar fears that Italy would play a role that would limit his forces’ advance on Sirte.

Egypt expressed discomfort for the proposal, The New Arab added.

Haftar and Egyptian officials held the talks in confidential meetings in two days, The New Arab reported.

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