Posts Tagged ‘arms’

Turkey and Libya to cooperate in probing arms shipment

  • 22 December 2018 - 20:24
Turkey and Libya to cooperate in probing arms shipment

Libya and Turkey agreed on Saturday to open an urgent joint investigation into a consignment of arms which arrived from Turkey and was seized at a port near Tripoli this week, the UN-backed Libyan government said. The government released the statement following talks in Tripoli between Libyan...

Russian official: Haftar and Tripoli government requested arming by Moscow; Haftar denies

  • 20 February 2018 - 20:49
Russian official: Haftar and Tripoli government requested arming by Moscow; Haftar denies

The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan self-proclaimed army headed by Khalifa Haftar asked Russia for military support but Moscow's position is balanced, the Head of the Russian Contact Group for intra-Libyan settlement Lev Dengov said.   "The Libyan...