Russia has sent at least eight military planes to Khalifa Haftar, Libyan Interior Minister Fati Bashaga was quoted as saying by Anadolu and Bloomberg.
Russia has delivered the least six MiG-29 aircraft and two Sukoy 24 aircraft“from its Hmeimim base in Syria. Moscow has not yet commented on the issue.
Referring to the Chief of the Haftar Air Force Sakr al Jarushi, Bloomberg reports Haftar’s forces ready to launch “biggest air campaign in Libyan history in the coming hours“.
In the meantime Libyan army on Wednesday destroyed five armored defense systems“, delivered nand Haftar from the United Arab Emirates. Earlier this week, it was seized by Haftar militias and the main al-Watiyah air base.