Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia has pledged support to Libya’s UN-recognised government and warned rogue general Khalifa Haftar against resuming hostilities. Haftar, who leads a military force based in Libya’s east, has largely enjoyed support from Moscow in his campaign to seize power in the North African country. During a news conference in Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke of meeting with Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala. Lavrov promised to provide “maximum support” to peace efforts in Libya, adding that the ceasefire in the country was due to efforts by Russia and Turkey. He also spoke of t…

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