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

Monday 18 May 2020 - 16:20

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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