In the Kremlin denied sending Russian troops to Libya

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Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin has not sent troops to Libya and did not give any such orders. About it reports TASS.

“Vladimir Putin, chief of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation, did not send troops to Libya and no orders on this matter have been given,” said Sands, answering the question, whether Putin sent troops into the country.

on the Eve of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia at the highest level, leads the war in Libya.

In particular, he told about the photos, which allegedly depicted in the same room, the commander of the Libyan national army (LNA) – Khalifa Haftar, the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu, the head of the General staff Valery Gerasimov and the head of a PMC “Wagner.”

In July, appeared in the media information about the detention of two Russians in Libya. Then the Russian foreign Ministry promised to check this information through their own channels.

Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov later called speculation information The New York Times that arrived in Libya about 200 Russian mercenaries.

After the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya’s civil war continues. The country has two centers of power: the international community recognized the Government of national consensus (NTC) and the transitional Cabinet, which supports the LDF.

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