The UK called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Libya — the UK representatives in the international organization reported. «The head of the UN support mission for Libya, Hasan Salam, will inform the members of the UN Security Council on the current situation» — the UK mission in the UN specified. During yesterday’s evening, the commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, launched an offensive operation on Tripoli, which is under control of the UN-supported, and also recognized by the international community, so-called »government of national consent», which is headed by Fayez Saraj.
The Libyan National Army, under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, took control over several areas in the south-west of Tripoli. There were no clashes yet — said a source in the Libyan National Army. “At the moment the city streets are empty. Almost all the residents decided to leave the city. Currently, several areas are captured by the Libyan National Army, such as Janzur and Al-Swani, on the south-west of Tripoli» — a source of the RIA NEWS reported. The source noted that the armed clashes haven’t yet taken place — only a few minor attacks of the gangs en-route to Tripoli. On Thursday evening, the Commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, ordered an offensive operation on Tripoli, which is being ruled by the so-called «government of
Julian Assange will be expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy in London in the near several days or even hours — the WikiLeaks announced on Twitter. “A high-ranking source in the Ecuadorian State Department told to WikiLeaks that Julian Assange will be expelled within the next few hours or days. An offshore scandal with the INA Papers will be the official reason. An agreement with the UK about his arrest is already in force” — Interfax quotes the message. Julian Assange was granted an asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London back in 2012. He can’t leave the embassy since he will be immediately detained by the British police for his refusal to appear in the court back in 2012. The USA also await the extradition of Julian Assange. He faces a punishment for giving publicity to the secret US State Department data.
A parliamentary of Bundestag, Alexander Noah, called for the dissolution of NATO since NATO systematically violates the norms of the international law, starts military conflicts, and uses their military forces only to protect their «imperial interests.» Alexander Noah is confident that over the past few decades, the NATO «has shown its true face». The parliamentarian reminded about the bombing of Yugoslavia, and the war in Afghanistan. He called to “finally think again before it is too late” — RIA NEWS reports. At the moment, NATO fears the loss of its “dominant ideological and economic position”. Thus, the NATO is actively arming itself, and goes to new confrontations again and again — the deputy explained.