Al-Mismari: With Qatari support, Turkey transfers mercenaries from the Horn of Africa to Libya

Turkey continues to transfer mercenaries to Libya with Qatari support, in a clear challenge to European countries, and in this context, Major General Ahmed al-Mismari confirmed Turkey's transfer of mercenaries from the Horn of Africa to Libya.

The spokesman for the Libyan National Army, Ahmed al-Mismari, revealed the transfer of mercenaries from camps in the Horn of Africa to Misrata with Qatari support and funding.

Al-Mismari confirmed, during a press conference, that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to empty terrorists from a number of countries in Libya, noting that this is not their last stop, and they will be transferred later to Europe and the countries of the region.

Al-Mismari pointed out that Turkey had transferred elements from the Horn of Africa with Qatari funds, pointing to the recent arrival of "300 hard liners' elements" from Somalia, led by two Qatari officers, to Misrata.

Al-Mismari called on the international community to take actual action to prevent the transfer of more extremists.

He added, "Erdogan is still transporting materiel to the western region to strengthen his presence in front of the international community and impose a fait accompli, and he has transformed al-Wataya base into an operations room and a military supply base, and receives daily Turkish huge cargo planes to transport equipment and terrorists, and he has taken full control of the camps around the capital, Kalyarmouk." Sablan and al-Naqlia, and the deployment of Syrian mercenaries. "

Al-Mismari referred to a previous tweet by the UN Acting Envoy Estefani Williams a week ago, in which she warned that a proxy war was in Libya, pointing out that the Libyan army announced this time and time again, “The Brotherhood and the terrorists are fighting for Turkey and Qatar and they in turn are fighting on behalf of other powers to destroy the Arab region.

Al-Mismari confirmed that the Libyan army monitored thousands of terrorists from 60 countries, who were transferred to Libya, calling on the mission to reveal who is pushing them to fight in Libya.

In another context, the US ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, said that he had discussed with Turkish officials in Ankara the file of withdrawing foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya.

Norland added that the talks dealt with the need to support Libyan voices seeking to end the conflict and return to political dialogue under the auspices of the United Nations.

A statement by the US Embassy in Libya published on its Facebook page said that the visit discussed the urgent need to support the Libyan voices that sincerely seek to end the conflict and return to the political dialogue facilitated by the United Nations, with full respect for Libya's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

The statement added: "The visit, which followed phone calls between President Donald Trump and President Erdogan, discussed the steps necessary to achieve a demilitarized solution in central Libya, achieve a complete and reciprocal withdrawal of foreign and mercenary forces, enable the National Oil Corporation to resume its vital work, enhance transparency and economic reforms."



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