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In the Libyan city of Sirte, the transfer of fighters and weapons from Russia, said at the headquarters of the national consensus government (NTC) of Libya. The Anadolu news Agency, citing data command writes about seen on the territory of Russian aviation.
According to representatives of the PNS, 11 military transport aircraft of Russian production of type An and “Il landed at the airbase of al-Gigabye near the city of Sirte. It is also reported about the transfer of mercenaries from Syria, as well as six complexes “Pantsir”.
Earlier, on June 26, the national oil Corporation of Libya said that the Russian mercenaries have invaded the largest oil field in Libya El-Sharara. Allegedly the night before the convoy of vehicles pulled onto the field and met with representatives of protection of objects of NOC.
Russia has repeatedly accused the incursions into Libya. On 23 June it was denied by the Director, Department of international organizations Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Pyotr Ilyich. “People, supposedly fighting in Libya, actually never left our country. The so-called wounded quite healthy. It’s all available in the public space and again check”, — he stressed.
In Libya in 2011, civil war broke out, during which he was overthrown and killed Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, who ruled the country since 1969. Now the country is experiencing a situation of dual power: on the East in the city of Tobruk, seat of the Parliament, headed by field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, in the West in Tripoli — the national consensus government. The NTC is supported by Turkey, and on the side of the LNA are 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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