Posts tagged as Lybia

Is Putin making another power grab in the Middle East?

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Russia has denied supporting a Libyan general who is currently marching on the country’s capital in an apparent attempt to take control of the north African nation. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Friday that he hoped the crisis in Libya would not lead to ‘renewed bloodshed’, adding that Moscow did not support Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar. ‘We are monitoring the situation in Libya very carefully,’ Peskov said. Asked…