Turkish militias committed war crimes in Libya


Source: Dubai – Arabic.net

The Libyan army spokesman, Major General Ahmed Al-Mesmari, confirmed on Monday that the national army will maintain the unity of the Libyan lands and work to restore security and stability in all countries, threatening to use excessive air force.

He said in a press conference from Benghazi that the Turkish-backed militias were committed War crimes against civilians, Noting that Turkey is using its membership in NATO to violate Libya’s sovereignty.

He also affirmed that the militias violated the sanctity of citizens, praising the Libyan efforts to assist the displaced in the country.

Fast investigation

It is noteworthy that the United Nations last Sunday called on the Tripoli government to “conduct a speedy and impartial investigation” into war crimes believed to be committed by Libyan militias and Syrian mercenaries in Ankara in the cities of Asaba and Tarhuna in the west of the country.

“The reports of the discovery of a number of bodies in Tarhuna Hospital are extremely disturbing,” the United Nations Support Mission in Libya said in a statement. It further erodes the Libyan social fabric. ”

The European Union in Libya also stressed The need for serious participation by both sides in the 5 + 5 talks Under the auspices of the UN mission, which aims to achieve a ceasefire.

She also stressed, yesterday, Monday, the need to protect civilians after several reports of war crimes, violations in Tarhuna and Al-Asaba in the west of the country. It called for preserving “humanitarian obligations by the parties in conflict by ensuring the protection of civilians.”

The Cairo Declaration

It is noteworthy that the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, announced Saturday a political initiative that paves the way for the return of normalcy to Libya, warning against sticking to the military option to resolve the crisis.

The initiative came under the name “The Cairo Declaration, Calling for respecting all international initiatives and decisions regarding the unity of Libya, and a ceasefire from Monday, 8 June.


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