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PMC mercenaries Wagner were withdrawn from the frontline in Libya. On Saturday, January 11, reported the Turkish Anadolu news Agency citing the commander of the armed forces under the Government of national consensus (PNS) Nasr Ammar.
According to him, the mercenaries left the front after the agreement of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the leader of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In December, the head of Turkey reported the presence of mercenaries PMC Wagner in Libya, which is associated with the St. Petersburg entrepreneur Yevgeny Prigozhin. Putin said that if there are citizens of Russia, they do not represent the interests of Moscow and does not receive funding from the state.
January 8, Putin and Erdogan at a meeting in Istanbul concluded the agreement and called on parties to the Libyan conflict to cease fire after midnight on 12 January 2020 and also to start negotiations between the Libyan national army (LNA) and the national consensus government (NTC). However, the Libyan field Marshal Khalifa Haftar refused the offer of the two presidents.
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