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Russia aims to create a military base in Libya and in opposition to the United States in the region. About it reports news Agency “Anadolu” with reference to the testimony of Russian agents, who were captured by government forces of Libya.
In the national consensus Government (NTC) of Libya said that the staff of one of the Russian private military companies engaged in the country collecting information on military and economic situation in the region. During the interrogation, Maxim Shugaley and Samer Swapan said that they were tasked to achieve the election of candidates loyal to Russia in the elections in Libya, in the case of the vote. The men allegedly helped two other Russian agents — Alexander Prokofiev and Konstantin Aleksandrov.
The Russians seized mobile phones and computers, which found the documents, testifying that Russia planned to establish military base in Libya and to prevent a similar U.S. plans, the Agency said. In addition, the agents “sought to ensure that Russia was able to maintain full control of the Libyan oil and gas industry”.
Earlier it was reported that the Russian private military company (PMC) Wagner left the city of Bani Walid in Libya, after the army of field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot were defeated near Tripoli. Moscow denies any involvement in the actions of PMCs.
The situation in the country worsened after April, the LNA declared the assumption of power in Libya and the decision to withdraw from Shirinskogo agreement. It was explained that it had previously generated PNS. At the moment the army of the Haftarot fighting with NTC forces, on the side which is Turkey, supplying it with equipment, ammunition and air support. Controlled by the LDF troops to support Egypt and Saudi Arabia, is also its unofficial allies are France and the UAE — the latter, according to some, supplying army equipment, including purchased from Russia.
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