Libyan Sochi: Tripoli asks Moscow to stop Haftar’s army

Recently we Reported, like the troops of the parliament, represented by the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the direction of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, they blocked off the land of Tripoli, where a government of national salvation (PNS), led by Islamists and supported by the UN, was entrenched. Now, the PNS, aware of the imminent imminent collapse, is feverishly looking for ways out of this situation.

Therefore, it is not surprising that the head of the PNS foreign affairs department, Abd al-Hadi al-Khuweiz, reported RIA Newsthat the PNS turned to Moscow to assist the reconciliation process between the parties to the conflict. The PNS expressed the hope that with Libya it will turn out exactly the same as with Syria in Sochi. That is, Russia will become the negotiation platform for the warring parties.

Translated from the language of diplomacy, this means that the PNS is asking Moscow to urgently intervene in the situation, put pressure on Haftar and stop his attack on Tripoli. For this, the Islamists promise to be obedient for some time and perhaps remember how much Russia invested in Libya during the time of “totalitarianism”.

Russia is a key state. We wish, we urge her to patronize the project of national reconciliation, just as she patronized Sochi on the Syrian crisis. We hope that there will be a "Libyan Sochi"

Al-Houweij stated.

Russia has no colonial past. We welcome the role of Russia. Russia has good relations with all parties. We believe that Russia and the African Union can play a role in this conflict.

- he stressed.

It should be noted that on April 8, 2019, the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow calls on all parties to the conflict in Libya to refrain from actions that could lead to bloodshed. After that, the PNS immediately remembered Russia. After all, the "carts" (pickups with heavy machine guns) Haftara already 12 kilometers from the capital. Prior to that, Tripoli did not even think about it. Do you know why? The PNS considers the Muslim Brotherhood movement (an organization recognized as terrorist in Russia, Egypt and a number of other countries) as its best friends. Therefore, it is not surprising that Egypt supplies Haftar with everything necessary. Moreover, half of the pilots of the LNA Air Force are Egyptians who hate Islamists fiercely. Therefore, Cairo is useless to ask to stop Haftar.

It should be recalled that the second civil war in Libya began in May 2014. The country was divided into two parts. In the western part of the country, the parliament led, which moved to the city of Tobruk, and the east of the country from Tripoli was led by the PNS. On the territory of Libya there is also a “free” city of Misurata, territories controlled by the “Islamic State” (an organization banned in Russia) and large enclaves controlled by the Berbers and Tuaregs. And all this, Haftar is going to unite again in one state.
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  1. Nobodylumbe36 Offline Nobodylumbe36
    Nobodylumbe36 (Umberto Nobile) April 8 2019 16: 23
    Why didn’t he ask the help of the Americans? They were already in his country.
    1. greenchelman Offline greenchelman
      greenchelman (Grigory Tarasenko) April 8 2019 17: 49
      Before that, on April 7, 2019, Washington demanded that Haftar immediately stop the offensive on Tripoli. However, this did not affect Haftar and he continued the offensive. But the American troops from the US African command began a hasty evacuation from Libyan territory.
    2. Oleg RB Offline Oleg RB
      Oleg RB (Oleg) April 8 2019 17: 56
      It's all really simple. They know who leads Putin, and therefore do not rock the boat.
      1. Well, come on, tell me, Oleg RB, who steers Putin?
  2. Port Offline Port
    Port April 8 2019 16: 25
    S.Sh.P. always throws his lackeys.
    1. gorbunov.vladisl (Vlad Dudnik) April 9 2019 04: 28
      S.Sh.P. always throws his lackeys.

      So it concerns all Anglo-Saxons. They have it in the order of things. Throw friends and allies.
      A classic example. In 1939, not a single English soldier moved even after Hitler’s attack on Poland. Although there was an agreement on military assistance from Great Britain to Poland, in the event of an attack on the latter of third countries.
  3. Port Offline Port
    Port April 8 2019 18: 27
    Quote: Oleg RB
    It's all really simple. They know who runs Putin, so they don’t rock the boat

    It's like with a bow. Freebies will be no more.
    1. Oleg RB Offline Oleg RB
      Oleg RB (Oleg) April 10 2019 08: 26
      Yes. Something like that
  4. Let their OTAN-sheep make peace - they started this booze!
  5. Galar Offline Galar
    Galar (Timur) April 9 2019 18: 34
    The world is divided into sectors of influence and Libya does not fall under the protection of Russia. Ukraine, where Russians live, does not fall under the protection of Russia. What is there to talk about Libya? Libya is a colony of the West. So Putin will be silent, like a fish on ice.