LIBYA: ‘ Libyan Government Accuses Sudan of Arming Terrorists ‘

#AceWorldNews – LIBYA (Tripoli) – September 07 –  Libya accused Sudan of arming terrorists and expelled the country’s military attaché on Saturday, a government statement said.

The Libyan government added that a Sudanese military transport plane under the control of a militant group had entered its airspace, with the intention of supplying a terrorist group” with ammunition. This work from the Sudanese state violates [the sovereignty] of the State of Libya and interferes with its affairs,” the Libyan statement said, claiming that Sudan is actually supporting a terrorist group.

According to Libya, the Sudanese plane was on its way to Tripoli-Matiga airport after making a refuelling stop in the Libyan desert oasis Kufra near the border with Sudan.

Sudan has confirmed that it sent a military plane, but denied it was meant to support non-state militant groups, stating that the plane was carrying equipment for a joint Libyan-Sudanese border force.

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