Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army Haftar arrived in Moscow to meet with the leadership of the Russian Ministry of Defense

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Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army Haftar arrived in Moscow to meet with the leadership of the Russian Ministry of Defense

The Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army, Marshal Khalifa Haftar, arrived in the Russian Federation on an official visit. He plans to meet with Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and other representatives of the military department leadership.

During the meeting with the military leadership, Haftar will discuss the development of the situation in Libya, bilateral relations between Russia and the LNA, and issues of cooperation. Let us recall that earlier a delegation of the Russian Defense Ministry under the leadership of General Yevkurov visited Libya. Then at the meeting the issues of joint fight against terrorism in Africa and cooperation in the military sphere were discussed.



After the visit of the Russian delegation to Libya, Haftar, in turn, was invited to Russia for a return visit, which the military leader took advantage of. Considering the difficult situation in African countries, including sub-Saharan Africa, Haftar is now an interesting partner for Russia.

Haftar is known for his long-standing ties to Russia. As you know, there are two centers of executive power in Libya - the government in Tripoli, supported by the West, and the interim government in the east of the country, in Cyrenaica, which is supported by Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army and with which the Russian Federation is developing close ties.
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  1. +5
    27 September 2023 09: 20
    To begin with, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov personally met Haftar at the airfield, which speaks of a trusting relationship between them. Libya has a strategic position for the Sahel countries. It looks like the Tuaregs will soon be in a bad mood. And for this we need to expel the French from Chad, we need to take advantage of the moment when France no politician is in charge. For whom the main thing is that the old woman does not raise a hand against him. Chad is a hornet’s nest of Tuaregs, not to be confused with Volkswagens. And Surovikin showed up the other day in Algeria.
    1. +4
      27 September 2023 09: 32
      And Surovikin appeared recently in Algeria

      Indeed, it looks like Russia is beginning to rebuild Africa in accordance with its interests. We must thank the states for such a successful weakening of Europe.
      1. 0
        27 September 2023 12: 26
        So this is happening under the supervision of the Americans - the weakening of Europe benefits them. But we don’t.
  2. +2
    27 September 2023 09: 20
    This looks like our attempt to respond to the Turks in a mirror to the events in Karabakh... It will be an interesting story...
  3. +1
    27 September 2023 09: 36
    It’s interesting that this certain “Colonel Cassad”, who is sometimes referred to here, who swore that he knows for sure that Khamis Gaddafi is alive (after the most recent report of his death), has not touched on this topic for a long time?
    1. -2
      27 September 2023 12: 05
      Quote: Seal
      It’s interesting that this certain “Colonel Cassad”, who is sometimes referred to here, who swore that he knows for sure that Khamis Gaddafi is alive (after the most recent report of his death), has not touched on this topic for a long time?

      Not yet. But I also believe that one day “Baby” will emerge, leave the Tuaregs, and then the rats will answer for everything!
    2. +1
      27 September 2023 14: 15
      Because he confuses Khamis with Saadi, Libya with Lebanon, and Iraq with Iran. An expert, in short, who can’t be counted anymore.
  4. 0
    27 September 2023 09: 40
    Haftar is following the right course...those who are friends with Russia will certainly get richer...and those who are with Western genders are in poverty and ruin...the main thing is that Hafrar remembers what happens when you start flirting with the West
    1. +2
      27 September 2023 09: 53
      Hafftar has been a US citizen for about thirty years. He is not flirting with the USA. He's serious.
    2. -1
      27 September 2023 12: 08
      Quote: Crimean partisan 1974
      Haftar is following the right course...those who are friends with Russia will certainly get richer...and those who are with Western genders are in poverty and devastation.

      Tell this to Yaytsenyukh and others like him. Yes, by the way, Reznik is no longer visible or heard, he has gone to the bottom in Albion, digesting...
    3. 0
      27 September 2023 17: 07
      Haftar is taking the right course...those who are friends with Russia will certainly get richer...and those who are with Western genders are in poverty

      In the 1990s. Haftar received American citizenship and settled in Vienna, Virginia and lived there for 20 years. For some time he collaborated with the CIA and the Libyan Salvation Front, developing a plot to overthrow Gaddafi.

      good laughing
  5. 0
    27 September 2023 10: 19
    From the photo at first I thought that Lukashenko had aged dramatically)
  6. +1
    27 September 2023 10: 20
    The interests of the United States and Europe collided in Libya. The question is - who do we decide to help? recourse Maybe we need to make a choice between Turkey and Egypt? The main question is who is behind Haftar? When choosing partners, you need to be very careful. hi
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  8. +3
    27 September 2023 11: 46
    Quote: Crimean partisan 1974
    those who are friends with Russia will certainly get rich... and those who are with Western genders are in poverty and ruin..


    Smart trolling though
  9. 0
    27 September 2023 12: 43
    As you know, there are two centers of executive power in Libya - the government in Tripoli, supported by the West, and the interim government in the east of the country, in Cyrenaica, which is supported by Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army and with which the Russian Federation is developing close ties.

    Yesterday it was reported that Haftar will meet with Shoigu and Gerasimov.

    The author apparently is not aware that the government in Tripoli was created with the support of the West as transitional with powers for a certain period and the terms of which have long since expired. But the hirelings of the West do not want to transfer power to the people in any way. And they created a new national body - the Presidential Council of Libya. Who, in turn, assumed the powers of the head of state of Libya and formed a government of national unity.

    That’s why Haftar, “outraged by such impudence,” appeared.

    But why, if Russia maintains close ties with Haftar, is the Russian Embassy located in Tripoli?
    1. +1
      27 September 2023 14: 07
      The Russian Embassy in Libya appeared in Tripoli after a 9-year break only in June. And Ambassador Aganin presented his credentials to citizen Manfi. It is the authorities in Tripoli that are recognized by the UN and most countries of the world. The Russian Federation, by the way, too. And the Libyan embassy in Moscow represents not Haftar and eo, but Tripoli (and co). At the same time, the Russian Federation supported Haftar in the attack on Tripoli, and the Wagnerites also made their mark there. Sitting on two chairs is a bad habit and no one has ever managed it.
    2. 0
      27 September 2023 14: 12
      Both in Tripoli and Benghazi, those who puff up their cheeks are concerned with one thing - maintaining and, if necessary, expanding their power. What people are you talking about? Gaddafi's genius lies in the fact that he not only managed to unite almost 1200 tribes, but also turned a lifeless desert into a state with a standard of living that is very far from EU members Romania and Bulgaria. But the Libyans turned out to be unworthy of their leader. If a new Gaddafi appears, many years will pass. Maybe then there will be almost no Libyans left....
  10. 0
    27 September 2023 23: 01
    Marshal Haftar is still a piece of fruit. We have to be careful with him
  11. 0
    27 September 2023 23: 09
    Haftar is known for his long-standing ties to Russia.


    And even more long-standing ties with the United States (where he lived for 20 years and has citizenship) and the CIA (on their instructions he prepared a conspiracy against Gaddafi in the 90s).