Fighters from the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army loyal to Khalifa Hifter attend their graduation ceremony at a military academy in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump indicates support for ‘Field Marshal’ Khalifa Hifter, Libyan strongman leading attack on Tripoli’s UN-backed government

  • Khalifa Hifter’s forces mounted an offensive on Tripoli almost three weeks ago against Libya’s internationally recognised government
  • Trump appears to contradict public position taken by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Fighters from the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army loyal to Khalifa Hifter attend their graduation ceremony at a military academy in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi. Photo: AFP
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