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Haftar’s Forces Deployed En Masse Around Tripoli

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Haftar's Forces Deployed En Masse Around Tripoli

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On March 15th, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) began to mobilize its forces towards Tripoli, reportedly for a heavy, and potentially final, offensive on Tripoli.

Videos and photographs of quite a bit of military vehicles were shared on social media.

 

It is not announced what specifically the operation would ensue, just that troops are being mobilized.

Meanwhile, the LNA air force carried out heavy air strikes and shelling on Government of National Accord (GNA) forces, as well as the Syrian militants deployed by Turkey in the area of Misrata.

GNA vehicles were also destroyed by the LNA.

The LNA spokesman, Brigadier General Ahmed al-Mismari, on March 15th, held a press conference.

Mesmari asserted that the Libyan Armed Forces agreed to the truce but would never accept threats by militias. The LNA spokesperson stated that Misrata militias attempts to attack the forces in Al Jufra and Sirte using advanced ammunition and drones supplied by Turkey.

The LNA spokesperson also disclosed an attempt by militias to target Al Jufra Airbase by a Turkish-made drone that was downed by the LNA southern Libya.

Mesmari stated that the Turkish spheres of influence in Libya are Misrata, Tripoli, and Zuwara saying that the LNA has spotted all the locations of Turkish troops in Libya.

The LNA spokesperson accused Turkey of transporting 300-400 mercenaries to Libya weekly by civilian aircrafts and ships that are protected by international laws. A number of those ships carry the flags of certain countries. For instance, a ship carrying mercenaries was raising the flag of Lebanon.

Mesmari declared that the number of Turkish officers on Libyan soil has reached 1,000 while that of mercenaries has recorded 7,500. Mesmari stated that the LNA struck Turkish targets in Mitiga International Airport.

Mesmari revealed that the LNA has 85,000 soldiers, and that 7,000 were martyred since the launching operation to capture Tripoli from the enemy was launched in April 2019. That is in addition to thousands of injuries.

On the side of the GNA, there appears to be infighting as a video purportedly showed factions within the GNA forces attack each other.

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  • klove and light

    kill the turkish bastardos…hang them naked all over the port and make a movie..named

    “no more goat fucking”

    • JIMI JAMES

      Sorry to burst their bubble but they pro neo-liberals like erm soros hired homosexual floggeds!
      No more free easy oil to eu-epp,like it or not fist of god Putin contributed more than you’ll ever!
      CIA/SOROS TYRANNY STOCKS DOWN,EITHER WAY!

      • Jens Holm

        Most people in the whole world knows the killing of Gadaffy is not about oil and he got payd well.

        The problem was, what he used those money for and against.

        You of course also ignore the oilcompanies which helped him taking up oil and gas dont want to leave those expensive facilities and incomes for nothing just because some random ones say so.

        And Yes 85% of the oil was made for Europe. We also invented the use of oil and are dependent. But You forget 3/4 of libyans and others in Your belowed Arabistan was not even been born, if we did most of oiljobs and payd tax.

        You are not able to innovate everything and forget our oilcome is were we use it for all kinds of production BY WORK and BY MACHINES. Crude oil mainly is like You mainly dirt and water.

        People like You usually are not even able to read the holy Choran and certainly dont follow it but expect we should treat You as the followers of Muhammed being not the last Prophet.

        Muhammed was no begger doing nothing to improve things insisting in no change.

        • Furkan Sahin

          just stop blablabla

        • Furkan Sahin

          you know nothing about Gaddafi

    • Jens Holm

      None all prefare naked hanging around like that. Whats Your problem at home:)

  • Jens Holm

    I dont get why none there sink ships.

  • Lone Ranger

    CIA trolls will cry and rage…

    • Jens Holm

      They are not in this at all. Hillary kind of made that change. There are others. You shoud mention them and blame them as well as the others.

      And dont forget having a mirror to dee Yourself and clean Your own part of it Yourself. You not even try.

      People like You always try to blame others and even Arabs are or for that matter Turks all are agreeing little robots.

      • Lone Ranger

        Oy…

  • Hyper19

    I remember Haftar saying months ago that he would take Tripoli in the next 24 hours lol.

    • Barba_Papa

      100% true.

      But on the other hand the GNA has been unable to push Haftar’s forces back, despite receiving more and more aid from Turkey and its Syrian Orcs its been shipping to Libya.

  • JustPassingThrough

    how is the Caliph of Constantinople going to explain the coming turkish debacle to his fans in Turkey.
    “Dear President Putin could you save my a** again?”

  • Hanny Benny

    turkey = REAL ISIS !! (500 years of devsirme childabduction)

    turkey HAS TO GET SHATTERED 4 PEACE !!!

  • cechas vodobenikov

    the amerikan/turk imperialism is failing—they require theft and barbarism to distract from their failing economies and their cultural deserts