the supporters of The internationally recognized government in Libya have announced a counter-offensive against the troops of the influential General Khalifa Haftar.
The Operation “volcano of wrath”, the goal is to clean all the Libyan cities of illegal forces, “” said the military spokesman of the government supporters, Mohammed Kanunu, on Sunday in Tripoli. The armed Forces would tires with an “iron fist” against any action, think of the unity and security of Libya, suit.
Haftars with troops, in turn, stated that they had flown out in the suburbs of Tripoli air attacks against the “armed militias”. Thus, the life of civilians should be protected, declared the media Department of the supporters of the General.
Haftars troops trying since Thursday to the capital Tripoli advance, where the internationally recognized government of Fajis al-Sarradsch. The General wants to take Tripoli, and the divided country under his leadership.
The Sarradsch government competes with a rival government in the East of Libya, which is associated with Haftar. The G7 had called on Saturday, in particular, Haftar to stop the escalation. Russia also called for a dialogue.