Rage in Libya over French vile intervention

Three French soldiers have been killed while on mission in Libya, the defence ministry says ©Dominque Faget (AFP/File)
Three French soldiers have been killed while on mission in Libya, the defence ministry says ©Dominque Faget (AFP/File)

Libyans’ comments on the latest revelation of the French intervention in the Libyan conflict by backing up Dignity Operation forces led by Khalifa Haftar have been so outrageous at the what they described the immoral French siding with one party over another in Libya.

After the French President and the Defense Ministry confirmed Wednesday that they have soldiers in Benghazi carrying out “a dangerous intelligence operation”, Libyans wrath mounted and they called for protests in all of the country to condemn the French blatant intervention in the Libyan scene, which of course got more deteriorated because of such intervention, they added.

Comments in disfavour of France and its secretive role in the war on Benghazi alongside Haftar’s Dignity Operation went viral everywhere in Libya on social media and on media outlets.

Libya’s Mufti, Sadiq Al-Gharyani, also commented on the French violation in denouncement saying the French are fighting hand in hand with Haftar to kill the innocent and the revolutionaries in Benghazi, adding that France’s secretive mission in Libya is a war on the country.

On Wednesday morning, Benghazi Defense Brigades said 13 of its forces were killed and others wounded in what it described a ”vengeance” French airstrike on their locations in western Benghazi, targeting their vehicles and fighters alongside Khalifa Haftar’s Dignity Operation aircraft, to retaliate for the death of its soldiers who were killed in a helicopter downing in Al-Magroun on Sunday.

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