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UN’s Libya envoy: Haftar’s actions looked like coup

WorldNews Tuesday, 16 April 2019
UN’s Libya envoy: Haftar’s actions looked like coupThe United Nations (UN)’s envoy to Libya says self-styled commander Khalifa Haftar attempted a “coup” by issuing an arrest warrant against Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and other officials in the country’s internationally-recognized government. General Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) attacked the capital, Tripoli — where Serraj’s Government of National Accord (GNA) is seated — early this month in an offensive that he has claimed is meant to eradicate “terrorism.” UN Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame told BBC radio on Monday that Haftar’s issuance of arrest warrants during that offensive “sounded more...
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France supports the unrecognised government in Tripoli but also maintained ties with the other government led by Haftar.

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