The national consensus government (NTC) of Libya recognized the importance of the intervention of Turkey in the military action. Her presence changed the balance of power, said Deputy Prime Minister of the NTC, Ahmed Aitik, reports Anadolu news Agency.
“To date, the NTC has sufficient technical resources to protect Tripoli. PMC mercenaries Wagner began to incur losses on the fronts, forcing them to withdraw forces from the combat zone,” — said Deputy Prime Minister. In his opinion, it is because of this the forces of the Libyan national army (LNA) field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot are experiencing difficulties.
Aitik added that the balance of forces had violated Russia’s intervention and “the conviction of some Western circles” in the victory of the head of the LDF. He stressed that the agreement with Turkey still increased the resistance from the NTC.
Evacuation about 1, 6 thousand soldiers PMC Wagner from the combat zone in the West of Libya, it became known on 25 may. Later the permanent representative of Libya to the UN, Taher al-Sonny posted a video of moving soldiers near the city of Beni Walid. According to him, the footage captured mercenaries fought on the side of the Haftarot. Moscow denies any involvement in the actions of PMCs.
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 2011, the Libyan civil war began, was overthrown and killed who ruled the country since 1969, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Now in the country there are two parallel Executive body: international recognized the NTC and the transitional Cabinet, operating in the East of Libya, together with the Parliament and the LDF.
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