Libyan army raids al-Wefaq sites in Tripoli

The Libyan National Army began today at dawn intensive and simultaneous shelling on the positions of armed groups belonging to al-Wefaq government in the outskirts of the capital Tripoli.


Al- Arabiya network quoted his correspondent as saying that the Libyan army launched raids on the transport headquarters on the airport road and al-khalatat Street south of Tripoli, adding that five air strikes targeted al-Wefaq forces on the outskirts of the city of Sirte, Libya.

A source told the network that the Libyan army began at dawn Thursday, intensive and simultaneous shelling on sites and camps belonging to al-Wefaq forces in several axes on the outskirts of the capital Tripoli.

Director of the Moral Guidance Department of the Libyan Army, Khalid al-Mahjoub, said that the Libyan Air Force launched intensive and violent air raids on most of the fighting axes, in parallel with the outbreak of battles on the ground, pointing out that the army succeeded in controlling the positions and fortifications of the armed groups after the collapse of their defenses in some axes, which he did not name, until the end of the military operation.

The Italian and US foreign ministers in Rome considered that "a political solution is the only way out" of the Libyan conflict, and expressed optimism that progress will be made on an international conference on Libya in Berlin.

Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Italy that he had "in-depth discussions on Libya" Tuesday with Italian President Sergio Matarella and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Wednesday with his Italian counterpart Luigi di Mayo.

"Our approach is very similar: to reduce the level of violence, to reach a ceasefire agreement, to convince all parties on the ground and outside Libya that a political solution is the only way out of the conflict," he said, stressing that "the political process must move forward and we are confident that access to such a The result is possible, "he said, referring to a conference scheduled" in the coming weeks "in Berlin.



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