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GNA Rejects Egypt’s Ceasefire, Likely Prompting Cairo To Join The Fray

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GNA Rejects Egypt's Ceasefire, Likely Prompting Cairo To Join The Fray

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On June 8th, the head of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj announced the rejection of the Egyptian diplomatic initiative to launch a ceasefire beginning from the day.

This is a decision very obviously pushed by Turkey, and is dictated by the recent successes of the GNA forces, heavily supported by the Turkish army and its proxies.

GNA Rejects Egypt's Ceasefire, Likely Prompting Cairo To Join The Fray

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GNA Rejects Egypt's Ceasefire, Likely Prompting Cairo To Join The Fray

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi announced the plan in Cairo, alongside Khalifa Haftar, the head of the Libyan National Army (LNA) and Agila Saleh, the chief of Libya’s allied elected parliament.

“This initiative calls for respecting all international efforts and initiatives by declaring a ceasefire from 6pm [16:00 GMT] Monday, June 8, 2020,” President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told a news conference

The push on June 7th on the town of Sirte failed, but a second push is coming.

In the last week leading up to it, the Turkish-backed forces have captured Tripoli International Airport, Tarhuna and Bani Walid, all of which were considered important strategic forward positions in the fight for Tripoli.

Fighting in Tripoli has stopped since the Libyan National Army’s forces have been pushed back.

Haftar’s forces are carrying out airstrikes on GNA convoys that are moving howitzers, technical and other equipment towards Sirte.

Numerous airstrikes were carried out on GNA positions south of Misrata, near Abu Qurayn.

The rejection of the Egyptian proposition may prove a mistake, and in the very short term at that. The Egyptian army began mobilizing a massive convoy, including Abrams battle tanks and combat helicopters along the Libyan border.

The situation is such that Egypt is in a much better position than Turkey to deploy a massive force and carry out a swift crushing blow on the Turkish-backed forces. In a direct, full-force confrontation between Egypt and Turkey, the outcome is unclear – but that situation is unlikely in the conditions and the numbers of troops Turkey has supporting the Tripoli-based government.

The situation is such that if Egypt enters the fray, the GNA and Turkey’s recent successes may quickly be reversed with the sheer force that Cairo is showing capable of deploying.

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  • Zionism = EVIL

    They are stupid and strutting on the Turkeys, the forces that are ranging against the NATO installed puppet GNA are much stronger and with deeper pockets. As I have said, there are NO GOOD GUYS, but the Egyptian cunt Sisi will be forced to act for his own survival. This is just phase one of a very long and bloody conflict which will spill over into neighboring failed state like Tunisia. Algeria is in better shape as it has a large battle tested military and can protect itself. The dumbass greedy Italians will have to choke on Libyan oil again after 75 years.

  • Traiano Welcome

    I believe the technical term for what is about to happen is “Clusterf***”.
    In any case, all predicted. Next prediction: Greece starts sending support …

    • Simplekindof Man

      Turkeys have announced seismic research will be carried out in the following months on what is basically Greek waters…..
      Let’s see how it unfolds for the turkeys….

    • God

      two NATO members

      • Ivanus59

        You mean Greece? Because Egypt isn’t a NATO member.

        • God

          yes, Greece

    • Jamal Utr.

      Greece doesnt even have enough food for their people. So let them start with feeding their people first

      • Simplekindof Man

        You listen to MSM so you really don’t know what you’re talking about.

      • Traiano Welcome

        Nobody has enough anything for their own people. That’s never stopped them from unnecessary wars in far off countries.

        • Jamal Utr.

          Thats correct indeed

  • adzsiam

    It will be like the Eight Army vs. the Afrika Korps all over again if Egypt and Turkey decide to heat things up.

  • Jacob Wohl’s Nose

    Confirmed stationed near Libyan borders: 20-30+ M1 Abrams, dozens of MRAP, 5 Mi-24 hind, 5-10 Mig-29/F-16. Would be great to see Egypt enters and burns GNA and torks :)

    • Jamal Utr.

      Impressive…Thanks for those materials, because soon they will belong to Turkey

  • Jamal Utr.

    Dumb Egyptians can only cause chaos and murder in muslim countries to serve their american and jewish masters. They will be wrong to go into war against Turkey. They dont even have the support of their own citizens and will be hanged

  • Jamal Utr.

    We know the ‘peace deals’ the Russians offer, we saw their ‘peace deals’ in Syria many times while these snakes bombed hospitals and schools during their so called peace deals. They use them to arrange troops and plan attacks on civilians. The only peace deal they can offer is to leave the muslim world alone and go back home to drink wodka in their own homes

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