In Libya controlled by the commander of the Libyan national army, the Caliph Haftarot military made a rocket attack on Mitiga International airport in Tripoli and surrounding areas. On may 8, reported Turkish news Agency “Anadolu” with reference to the representative of the headquarters of “operation Wrath of the volcano”, conducted by the UN recognized the national consensus government of Libya, Mustafa al-Mediai.
According to him, the attack lasted about an hour. In the attack the territory of the material damage in the course of incident nobody has suffered.
The Agency says that victims of the forces of the Haftarah from the beginning of the month were 15 civilians, another 30 people were injured. Supporters of General also suffered losses in clashes with government troops.
Group of Haftarot is based in the East of the country. In April of 2019 she attempted to take control of Tripoli, but forces controlled by the national consensus government (NTC), drove the militia out of the city. According to data from the UN, just the result of military action in Libya to 2019, killed at least 284 civilians, most as a result of air strikes.
As noted by Al Jazeera, the NTC, supported by Turkey, and the Haftarot – United Arab Emirates and Egypt. Military support to the Haftarot has Russia, whose mercenaries are fighting in Libya.
26 December, the Libyan government officially asked Erdogan military aid, Turkey has started the redeployment of its troops. 8 January 2020 Turkey and Russia in a joint statement, called for the introduction of the ceasefire regime. The truce came at midnight on January 12.
On 13 January in Moscow began talks between Russia, Turkey and sides of the confrontation in Libya.
January 14, Haftar has refused to sign a truce with the government. And on 15 January the speaker of Parliament, sitting in the East of Libya, Agila Saleh in an interview with Al Ghad , said that the fighting resumed.
The army of the Haftarot, according to “Anadolu” continued to bombard different areas of Tripoli, despite the fact that March 21 was declared a truce to fight the new type of coronavirus. In response to the provocations of supporters of the Haftorah, the UN recognized government of Libya on 25 March announced the beginning of military operation “Storm world”.
April 29, Haftar announced the cessation of all military operations in Libya during the month of Ramadan.