UN-backed Libyan government cuts security ties with France


A statement from the Government of National Accord (GNA), the Tripoli-based authorities recognised by the UN as Libya's governement, said its interior ministry had suspended 'all relations' with France because 'support of the criminal Haftar', a reference to rebel commander Khalifa Haftar, based in the east of the country, whose forces have launched an ongoing military offensive to overthrow the GNA.

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Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) accused France of backing rebel commander Khalifa Haftar and said it would suspend all security cooperation with Paris, reports Euronews.