US Denounces Military Offensive by Haftar

Statement by Secretary Pompeo: Situation in Libya

The United States is deeply concerned about fighting near Tripoli. We have made clear that we oppose the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and urge the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital.

Forces should return to status quo ante positions. All involved parties have a responsibility to urgently de-escalate the situation, as the UN Security Council and G7 ministers emphasized on April 5. This unilateral military campaign against Tripoli is endangering civilians and undermining prospects for a better future for all Libyans.

There is no military solution to the Libya conflict. This is why the United States continues to press Libyan leaders, together with our international partners, to return to political negotiations mediated by UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan Salame.

A political solution is the only way to unify the country and provide a plan for security, stability, and prosperity for all Libyans.

(Source: US State Dept)

One Response to US Denounces Military Offensive by Haftar

  1. Mo Gates April 9, 2019 at 12:46 pm #

    They couldn‘t do any thing to the people inside the country they will only protect their workers in Libya and some of the libyan persons at the libyan main ministers and that could happen even if they won‘t spoke to them last week regarding the new business with the libyan on l nation because the won‘t do that again what happened alreafy in Libya in 2014 the fighting‘s against the Libyan Airport but even teh Libyan Goverment they didn‘t wanna lost their places next year at the Libyan
    Parliament.

    We have all to remember what happened in 2016 after the new goverment came to Tripoli after just one month they spoke to the fucking secound Goverment in Benghazi and they agreed to work together for Libya in Tripoli. But I know that situation well thy will never ever find a solution near asap which all the libyans want and ever if they get supported from the U.S then they won‘t do that better than Muammar AlGaddaffi the old president in Libya 🇱🇾 which he was made by the kingdom of libya in 1969. Yes I wasn‘t born on that time but I know the situation as well as all the Libyans which they are sctuslly from libya not the fucking ones which they will be called libyan ‚cause only of the oil or because we have a rich country and that’s lead them to come to want libya otherwise how die situation is in libya they don’t care anymore about the civil people they just care about themselves which we could recognize later that they couldn’t win anything more in Libya ‘cause the are knowing the reality clear now and about the secound part of this operation they will lose in Tripoli asap I swear you Mr. Senator of the United States 🇺🇸 these people are stupied and couldn’t do anything more for Libya ‘cause they lost everything in 2011 after Muammar Al Gaddaffi.
    And at least that’s the Fact that everybody should know.

    And a political solution in Libya is like if you add salt to coffee. That’s fucking creazy what these people wanna do in Libya, we were all against Muammar Al Gaddaffi in 2011 we removed him and after that we were looking to rebuild Libya and we did so many amazing thing from the year 2012 to 2013 at this time no Libyan were needing something but the pricks which came later they thought only about their self they destroyed Libya in the past four years.

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