Libyan embassy in Cairo closed by Haftar loyalists

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Libyan embassy in Cairo closed by Haftar loyalists

April 23, 2019 - 14:21
Written by: SafaAlharathy

A group of employees in the Libyan embassy in Cairo forcibly closed the embassy on Monday morning, barring staff members and diplomats from entering its premises.

A source from the embassy said that they were taken by surprise when a number of the embassy's employees prevented anyone from entering the embassy, saying that the embassy is loyal to the Tripoli-based government, which rejects Haftar's war on Tripoli.

The Egyptian authorities later managed to contain the situation and reopen the embassy again, according to the same source.

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