The African command of the Armed forces of the United States has shown in his Twitter account the satellite images of Russian military equipment in Libya. The Department argued that the photos prove the supply of Moscow a private military company (PMC) Wagner.
In particular, it is argued that the photographs showing the position of Russian specialists in Sirte airbase and al-Khadem, not far from Benghazi, which is seen armored cars “Tiger”, zrpk “Carapace-C1”, military transport aircraft Il-76 and the su-24 bombers.
“Russia continues to play an unhelpful role in Libya, supplying materials and equipment group Wagner”, — stated in the message.
Earlier in July, the African command of the U.S. armed forces reported that Russian mercenaries from PMC Wagner engaged in the mining areas of the Libyan capital Tripoli. It was noted that the mercenaries are operating in violation of the arms embargo and threaten the lives of innocent civilians. Also the Pentagon noted that Russia has the ability to promote de-escalation of the conflict in Libya, however, she does not want to do.
In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Faiza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country and supported by Turkey and the Libyan national army under the command of field Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot being supported by Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Its informal allies are France and the UAE — the latter, according to some, supplying army equipment, including purchased from Russia.
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