Haftar gunmen infiltrated into areas surrounding Tripoli, Ministry of Defense reveals

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Haftar gunmen infiltrated into areas surrounding Tripoli, Ministry of Defense reveals

December 11, 2020 - 23:56
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Thursday that it’s following up the mobilization of militias connected to the warlord Khalifa Haftar in the areas of Sirte and Al-Jufra, who are being supported by foreign mercenaries from various countries.

The Ministry revealed that gunmen loyal to Haftar disguised as civilians infiltrated into areas surrounding the capital, Tripoli, warning against any violation of the ceasefire.

The Ministry of Defense confirmed that it has and continues to support the peace process and the terms which were agreed upon in the meetings of the Joint Military Committee 5+5.