The MiG-29. Archived fotofoto: Michael Golenkov / RIA Novosti
In Libya noticed flying from Syria Russian fighter jets. Perhaps they will join the ranks of the Libyan national army (LNA) field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, reports Al Masdar News.
The Minister of internal Affairs of the national consensus government (NTC) Fathi Bashah said that from the Russian base in Syria Hamim flew at least six MiG-29 and two su-24. However, he was not sure whether they will be sent to the LDF.
May 21, the LDF has threatened to implement in the near future the largest air operation, with possible participation of Russian aircraft. According to the Minister of internal Affairs of the NTC, Fathi Basaga, Russia sent Haftarot transit through Syria of eight aircraft. We are talking about six MiG-29 and two Sukhoi su-24.
18 may it became known that the forces of the NTC with the support of the Turkish security forces knocked the LDF from the air base at Tripoli. This database was of great strategic importance to the Haftarot: it was used in the operation to capture the capital of Libya.
In Libya, there are 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. In 2011 there began a civil war, was overthrown and killed who ruled the country since 1969, by Muammar Gaddafi.
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