Pompeo: United States sanctions network working to strengthen Russian influence in Libya

Alwasat - Cairo Wed 23 Sep 2020, 09:26 PM
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The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, announced that the United States has sanctioned "a network connected to Russian operative Yevgeniy Prigozhin working to advance Russia’s malign influence in the Central African Republic, Libya, and beyond."

Pompeo confirmed in a tweet that the United States "will continue to promote accountability for those who support Russian malign activities.."

Yevgeniy Prigozhin, a businessman and head of the private security group 'Wagner', is also known for his strong ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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