Skip to comments.Haftar warns Erdogan: Stay out of Libya or you face our bullets
Posted on 08/02/2020 10:43:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
JEDDAH: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was warned on Sunday to keep his forces out of Libya or face an armed response.
The warning came from Libya's eastern military strongman Gen. Khalifa Haftar, who leads the Libyan National Army (LNA) in the conflict with the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli, headed by Fayez Al-Sarraj.
Erdogan has sent Turkish-backed mercenaries from Syria to fight for the GNA, along with artillery and heavy weapons that have turned the tide in its favor. In a speech to troops to mark Eid Al-Adha, Haftar accused the Turkish president of "coming to Libya in search of his ancestors' legacy."
He said: "We tell him that we will translate the legacy of your ancestors with bullets." For any Turkish forces in Libya, there would be "no mercy because they do not deserve mercy."
Libyans would never accept being occupied by Turks, and would never again be colonized, Haftar said...
Haftar's warning to Erdogan follows a verbal spat between Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, and Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the UAE, which supports Haftar...
Gargash responded with a warning to Turkey to stop interfering in Arab affairs. "Colonialist illusions belong to the archives of history," Gargash said. "Relations between states are not conducted with threats."
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Thank you, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama! Without you guys, this would not have been possible.
There's also plenty of blame to go around among those EU political success stories.
[Thank you, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama! Without you guys, this would not have been possible.]
Hillary and Barack did a great job bringing on the “Arab Spring”.
Oh and let’s not forget John McCain’s contribution.
Let Allah sort it out?
One last piece of the puzzle for Ezekiel’s war/prohecy....hmmmm, blow me Hilda and Soetero.
“Nationalisms” in the modern Middle East will not ignore the legacy of the Ottomans, and will see Erdogan’s attempts at expanding his influence as attempts to achieve a new Turkish hegemony wherever possible. To some Turks it may seem as no more than Turkey trying to play a “major state” role in Middle East affairs. To many peoples across the Middle East it will not be received that way.
Heh... he's got his past converts shoveling coal to get the spaces ready for the incoming batch.
Tribes with flags, in the parlance of Nasser.
Thanks for the ping!
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