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UN Denounces Strike on Libya Airport, Blames Haftar's Forces

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7Dnews London

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 18:02 GMT

The UN envoy to Libya denounced an air strike Monday April 8th, on Tripoli's only functioning airport which he blamed on strongman Khalifa Haftar's forces, AFP has reported.

"Ghassan Salame condemns the aerial attack today by LNA aircraft" against Mitiga airport east of the city, the envoy's office said in a statement, referring to Haftar's Libyan National Army.

"This attack constitutes a serious violation of international humanitarian law which prohibits attacks against civilian infrastructure."


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