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Libyan general Haftar did not consult with UAE before his move on Tripoli: minister

DUBAI (Reuters) – A senior United Arab Emirates Minister official said on Wednesday that Libyan general Khalifa Haftar did not consult with the Gulf Arab state before his move on the capital Tripoli.

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash also told reporters that Tripoli remained controlled by factions that include “thugs and gangs”.

Reporting by Rania El Gamal, writing by Aziz El Yaakoubi

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