France blocks EU call to stop Haftar’s offensive in Libya

A member of Misrata forces, under the protection of Tripoli's forces, takes his position near a military camp in Tripoli, Libya April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Hani Amara

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – France on Wednesday blocked a European Union statement calling on Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern forces’ offensive in Libya, diplomatic sources said, in the latest example of how the bloc’s internal divisions have undercut its global sway. The draft statement, seen by Reuters, would have said that the military attack launched […]

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