Libyan Presidential Council condemns silence of intl. community over Haftar’s war crimes

The Presidential Council of the UN-backed Government of National Accord

The Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) condemned in a statement on Friday the silence of the international community for the violations of humanitarian and international laws committed by the forces under the command of Khalifa Haftar.

The Presidential Council called on the international community to hold Haftar and his forces accountable for war crimes such as targeting civilians, civilian areas, facilities and state institutions, killing, injuring and terrorizing civilians.

It reminded the the international community of the two airstrikes on Wednesday and Thursday on Mitiga Airport and the strikes on an equestrian club in Al-Zawiya killing a number of horses and damaging infrastructure.

The Presidential Council said it had taken steps to document and file evidence of war crimes and violations of the forces under Haftar’s command and bring them to justice locally and internationally.

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