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The strength of the national consensus government (NTC) of Libya announced the successful offensive South of Tripoli and the ousting of the Libyan national army (LNA) field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, reports the Turkish Anadolu news Agency.
It is reported that the NTC has taken a number of strategic points in two directions from the capital. Armed groups the LDF leave positions in the areas of Salahaddin and al-Mashrou.
May 18 army of the NTC of Libya said that with the support of Turkish forces dislodged fighters of the LNA with the territory of air base of al-Vatiya to the South-West of the capital of the country, what prevented the forces of the Haftarot to carry out an operation to capture Tripoli.
In late April, the LNA announced the taking on the authorities in Libya and the exit of Shirinskogo agreement, which was formed PNS. Russia and the European Union condemned these actions, stating that they will not lead to a sustainable solution to the conflict, which the parties (in the presence of Russia, Germany, France, UK, Turkey, Egypt, the UN Secretary General and head of the European Commission) agreed in January in Berlin.
In 2011, the Libyan civil war began, was overthrown and killed who ruled the country since 1969, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. There now exist two parallel Executive body: international recognized the NTC and the transitional Cabinet, operating in the East of the country, together with the Parliament and the LDF.
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