Libya PM vows to defend Tripoli rebels approach

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Security Council on Saturday called on Hifter forces to halt all military movements and urged all forces in Libya to de escalate and halt military activity. in a televised address the prime minister accused general khalifa haftar and his libyan national army. The rebels have reached the outskirts of the capital and say they have seized Tripolis international airport. Intensive air strikes were carried out by GNA aircraft 50 km south of Tripoli on Saturday. fighting was going on near the former international airport which haftars libyan national army. The coastal capital Tripoli is the ultimate prize for Haftars eastern parallel government. Armed groups allied to the Tripoli government have moved more machinegun mounted pickup trucks from the coastal city of Misrata to Tripoli to defend it against Haftars forces. But gaining control of Tripoli would be far more complicated. Armed groups allied to the Tripoli government have moved more machinegun mounted pickup trucks to defend Tripoli from Misrata down the coast. Reuters Libyan National Army members head for Tripoli

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