April 13, 2017 / 9:57 AM / 7 months ago

Libya's Haftar says Russian base not being discussed - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The question of a Russian military base being set up on Libyan territory is not being discussed, Russia’s RIA news agency quoted Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar as saying on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: General Khalifa Haftar, commander in the Libyan National Army (LNA), leaves after a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, November 29, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo

Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Alexander Winning

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