Turkey provided military support to the Libyan Government of National Concent
»Al-Arabiya» TV channel reports, while citing their sources, that Turkey sent their special forces, advisers and military equipment to Tripoli. Earlier the government of the national consent of Libya asked Turkey for military assistance. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed his readiness to provide any support to the Government of the national consent, and even send the military. According to Erdogan — Turkey doesn’t consider the commander of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, to be the legal leader of the country.
The ‘Al Arabiya’ TV channel reports, with a reference to a statement made by an official representative of the Libyan National Army, Ahmed al-Mismari, that the Libyan national army of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar demanded the armed forces loyal to the Government of National Consent, headed by Faiz Saraj, which was also recognized by the UN, to leave the cities of Tripoli and Sirte within 72 hours. During this time, the Libyan National Army will not attack the forces retreating from Tripoli and Sirte. If the conditions of the ultimatum won’t be met — the attacks by the Libyan National Army will resume.
The US House of Representatives have impeached the President Donald Trump on two counts — an abuse of power, and an obstruction of the Congress work on the impeachment. The meeting in the House of Representatives lasted for 11 hours. The Democrats, who have the majority in the lower house of the US Congress, voted ‘for’ the impeachment. The Republicans were ‘against’ it. The case goes to the Senate.
The «Sham FM» radio station reported that the Syrian army has launched a new military operation in the south-east of the Idlib province. During the operation, the village of Umm-Jalal was liberated from the terrorists. On Tuesday, the ‘Al-Watan’ newspaper reported that the Syrian army called for reinforcements into Idlib — the army was preparing a large-scale operation. ‘Al-Watan’ reported, while citing their source, that the government forces could also launch operations in the nearby provinces of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia. Those provinces are still being held by the Jebhat al-Nusra terrorists.
On Wednesday, New Delhi authorities banned all the public events and meetings in the north-eastern part of the city. The recent mass protests against the adoption of a new version of the Indian Citizenship Law took place in that area. According to the NDTV — the measures were taken in order to prevent new protests. Increased security measures were taken in other parts of the city as well. Reinforced police teams are on duty at the intersections and the squares.
On Monday, the US Special Representative for the DPRK Stephen Bigen, during his official visit to South Korea announced that the US intend to continue the negotiations with Pyongyang on the denuclearization, despite the absence of a significant progress. “The US don’t have a ‘deadline’. We have a goal — to implement the agreements reached between the two leaders during the historic summit in Singapore” — Yonhap quoted Stephen Bigan. Constantine Reztsov, specially for ANNA NEWS.