LNA Spox announces No-Fly Zone over Tripoli

Alwasat - Cairo Sat 23 Nov 2019, 10:49 PM
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The spokesman for the General Command of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed Al-Mosmari, announced the imposition of a No-Fly Zone  "on and around the area of ​​operations in Tripoli," citing the progress of LNA forces towards the capital.

He explained in a press conference on Saturday evening, that the ban includes seven sites but excluded Mitiga airport from the ban "for humanitarian purposes," but called for Libyan civil aviation companies and all passengers abide by the ban.

Al-Mismari confirmed that the LNA would strictly prohibit aviation in the region except in advance coordination with the General Command.

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