Latest Updates on Libya, 18 May 2020 (Map Update)
Africa, Libya, Map, News 18 May 2020

Latest news from the Libya’s frontlines

1. Government of National Accord (GNA) operation in northwest of Libya:
– GNA military officials: Haftar forces (LNA), withdrew from the al-Watiyah after our heavy bombardment.
– During the al-Watiyah bombardment, several military vehicles were destroyed and 7 LNA forces were killed.
– A LNA drone was shot down by GNA in the suburb of al-Aqrabiyah, north of al-Watiyah.

2. Sirte:
GNA warplanes bombed and destroyed the LNA Pantsir-S1 defense system in the al-Rawagha road in the south of Sirte.

3. NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg:
– The GNA is the Libyan legitimate government and we don’t cooperate with other government.
– The military solution, is not the Libyan crisis solution.
– We are concerned about the Russian Wagner forces presence in Libya.

4. Fayez al-Sarraj, prime minister of the Government of National Accord in a phone call with Erdogan, talked about the executive steps of military and security agreements.

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