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Khalifa Haftar

Libyan commander Haftar meets Egypt's Sisi as fighting erupts near Tripoli

APRNEWS - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday met in Cairo with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar who is under intense international pressure to halt an advance on the capital Tripoli.

The meeting came as Libya's UN-backed government said its forces shot down a fighter jet belonging to forces of strongman Haftar south of Tripoli on Sunday.

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