Photo: home “PMC Wagner – military review” in “Vkontakte”
About 1.6 thousand fighters of private military companies (PMCs) Wagner left the combat zone in the West of Libya. About it reports news Agency “Anadolu” with reference to the representative of the command headquarters of the government forces of Libya Mohammed Kununu.
According to him, the staff of PMCs involved in the Libyan conflict on the side of field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, flew on two military transport planes from airport Beni Walid to the South-East of the capital, Tripoli. Where they moved, not reported.
Earlier it was reported that the UN estimates PMCs Wagner’s fighters in Libya. According to the organization, on the side of the Haftarot are fighting from 800 to 1,200 employees.
PMC Wagner — unofficial armed groups, which is associated with the Petersburg businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. It is believed that his mercenaries provided security in several African countries. According to some reports, they also took part in the fighting in the Donbass, Syria and was heading to Sudan to support President Omar al-Bashir.
In February, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Russian military leadership, including defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, in waging war in Libya with the involvement of mercenaries. The Russian foreign Ministry reacted to this statement, noting that it is not true. Erdogan also spoke about some of the pictures, which depicted Shoigu, chief of General staff of the Russian Armed forces Valery Gerasimov, the Libyan field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, as well as someone whom Erdogan called the head of the PMC Wagner.
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