Libyan Gen. Haftar Sends 70 Wounded To Russia For Treatment

70 of Haftar’s forces to Russia for treatment



A military source said that the forces of the House of Representatives (HoR) under the leadership of General Khalifa Haftar had transported 70 wounded soldiers to Russia for treatment.

The source added that this is an indication that the cooperation between Haftar and Russia had started.

An army officer said that the wounded had traveled to Russia from Benghazi through Egypt.

Haftar has a cooperating relationship with Egypt and Emirates in fighting the revolutionaries’ council in Benghazi.

From his side, the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said, on Wednesday, that his country considers Haftar as one of the main Libya personalities.

Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, Lavrov added that the Libyan crisis must be ended as soon as possible.

He said that he supports the meeting between the main parties in the Libyan conflict. Lavrov called for a meeting that gathers the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, the head of the HoR Ageela Saleh, and Haftar.