The spokesman for the Libyan army, Major General Ahmad al-Mesmari, said the army, led by Marshal Khalifa Hafter, had monitored telephone conversations between al-Qaeda, Turkey and Qatar during an interview with Sky News Arabia. He said the phone calls "prove to the world the involvement of Qatar and Turkey in destabilizing the country"
He confirmed that these phone calls monitored by the Libyan army "prove to the world what we have said in the past years that Ansar al-Sharia and Abu Salim Factions and remnants of al-Qaeda and the organization of the terrorist brothers are only masks for foreign intervention in Libya represented by Qatar and Turkey and other countries."
"It is very clear that the strikes of our armed forces at the air base in Misrata and the destruction of the Turkish aircraft base have greatly disturbed them and have negatively affected them," the Libyan National Army spokesman said.
He pointed out that there is an attempt to these "terrorist groups" to retake their positions by planning a counter strike "with the direct help of Tamim and Erdogan," referring to Amir of Qatar and the Turkish president.
"There will be Turkish air defense systems, I think, or through the Turkish army, they will be imported with Qatari funds," Libyan National Army Spokesman Major General Ahmad al-Mesmari said.
In March 2011, the UN Security Council passed resolution 1970 calling on all member states to prevent the sale and supply of arms, ammunition, equipment, military vehicles and paramilitary equipment to Libya.
Despite the ban, Turkey sent several ships laden with explosives, weapons and military vehicles to the armed groups in the capital, Tripoli, which reached the level of supply of the drones, despite the embargo, the Security Council did not intervene.